2015 was a particularly bad year for air pollution. In spring, western Europe experienced one of its worst air pollution events in decades. Paris and London were engulfed in smog. Weather was partly to blame as a dry March and warm spring affected air particulate levels. Paris took measures and removed half of the vehicles from the road to reduce air pollution levels. In June, the 6 million residents of Santiago, Chile were engulfed in smog for almost a month! Air pollution even affected Canada in the summer months. Forest fires in British Columbia led to dangerous air in Vancouver. In August, Tinajin was rocked by a massive chemical explosion sending toxins into the city. September saw the middle east covered by a sand storm forcing residents in Syria and Israel to stay indoors. October's forrest fires in Indonesia created headaches for Singapore and dangerous air for the residents. December witnessed a "gas chamber" of air in New Delhi India. Here's hoping to a cleaner 2016!
We've created a map below to help you visualize locations and particular events. The map makes it very clear that air pollution is indeed a global problem.
Introducing the O2 Canada Air Quality app, the first Air Quality app designed specially to synchronize with your air pollution mask! Directly check air quality levels within your area.
Push notifications are sent to your phone to notify you when to wear your O2 Curve and when it’s safe not to.
Track how long your filter life is active for and when it has expired.
Even purchase O2 filters, masks, and accessories right off your app. Feeling safe and protected from germs and air contaminates has never been easier!
Only available on Android
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