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How to Avoid Air Pollution, Other Than Destroying All the Cars

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July 19, 2017

It’s a bad day to breathe in a city. As I write this post, there are air quality alerts in D.C.NYCLouisvilleColumbusSacramentoBirminghamPittsburgh, and honestly I got sick of listing these so just find your home on this map. In all these areas, children, the elderly, and people with existing breathing issues should limit outdoor time. This is just one data point in a persistent problem. In New York City alone, air pollution causes over 2,000 premature deaths a year.

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