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How to check air quality for any city in the world


by Jack

After seeing that drone footage of San Francisco go viral last week, it’s yet another stark reminder that we should all probably start to track air quality forecasts the same way we so closely track weather forecasts. To do this, you really need to check out


The website provides really cool interactive global maps of air quality trends as well as specific forecasts for any city you live in.


Here is an example of a forecast for Los Angeles:



As someone with lifelong asthma, I should probably be even more cognizant of days where the forecast is unhealthy and we all should probably take note regardless and be more inclined to stay indoors on those days or wear a filtered mask anywhere we go.


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