Horrific Air Pollution in Europe & Asia

Europe Reaches 7 cigarettes per day equivalent, a pack a day in India & China

Screen Shot-BE_AP_EuropeOnline  —  It’s winter, and that’s the worst air pollution period for Europe and China. The levels over much of the continent are in the unhealthy range.

In the figure we show a map of the pollution of particulate matter in Europe, “PM[2.5]”, the most lethal of the common air pollutions.

The map was taken from our website: http://berkeleyearth.org/air-quality-real-time-map/, where it is updated hourly. Continue reading