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Congested Bogotá Looks To Electric Bikes to Deliver Goods Quicker, Cheaper and Cleaner

Large delivery vehicles in the congested streets of Bogotá are contributing to thousands of deaths a year. Electric bikes are now being trialled as their replacements.

Using Satellite Data to Map Air Pollution and Improve Health

NASA scientists will be teaming up with epidemiologists in the agency’s first health-focused mission. With satellite data, they’ll find out how air pollution affects health in cities around the world.

BioUrban: Artificial Trees Look to Clean Up the Air in Our Most Polluted Cities

Artificial trees, such as the BioUrban 2.0, could be the future of clean air in sprawling, densely urbanised areas.

Hawa Dawa: AI for Clean Air in Your City

The growth of cities is a cause for air pollution concerns - but raising awareness about something invisible is a challenge. Hawa Dawa might just change that. 

This Gadget Allows You To Easily Measure Air Pollution

Anyone can become a citizen scientist and do their bit to improve local air pollution with the help of the PocketLab Air.

Air Pollution Recycled and Turned Into Ink With Air Ink

A new innovation makes it possible to capture air pollution from car engines before it contaminates our cities and lungs - and turn it into ink.

Smog-Eating-Bicycles to Be Developed in China: But Can We Just Pedal Our Air Clean?

The creative mind behind the smog-eating tower and the smog-jewellery is collaborating with China's largest bike-sharing scheme provider to come up with a fleet of smog-eating bikes for the city of Beijing. But will they just be biting off more than they can chew?

AirVisual: Tell Me Where You Are, I’ll Tell You What You’re Breathing

Good air quality in cities is a real challenge. Traffic, building sites, roadworks, rubbish trucks: the toxic particles that they generate all pose a serious health threat, and it's one that's invisible to the naked eye. Enter AirVisual.

Meet Olli: the Electric Self-Driving Minibus That Talks to Passengers

E-mobility has never been so cool. A new self-driving minibus has been doing the rounds, and is set to conquer the hearts of passengers and smart-transport enthusiasts the world over.