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Air Pollution and Coronavirus – what is the link?

Air Pollution and Coronavirus – what is the link?

According to NASA and the European Space Agency, air pollution over major Chinese cities had decreased by 30-50% (nitrogen dioxide) compared to the same period last year. This boost in air quality has been linked to the Coronavirus (covid-19) related quarantine of...
Protecting Your Dog from Hazardous Air Quality

Protecting Your Dog from Hazardous Air Quality

One of the most important steps to take for protecting your dog from air pollution is being aware of what is being emitted.  Air pollution is made up of particles and gases. Gases include ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide and a large group...
How smart cities can be inclusive

How smart cities can be inclusive

When creating urban cities of the future, smart cities, we need to keep in mind that they should work for people who need them the most. Smart cities have been excellent at automating bin collection, installing 5G and smart traffic control, and naturally, these are...
Why we need Smart Parks?

Why we need Smart Parks?

Parks provide environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities. They greatly enhance property values, increase municipal revenue, bring in homebuyers and attract retirees. Residential areas and green spaces have been shown to have positive external...
Let’s design Smart Cities smartly

Let’s design Smart Cities smartly

The death of a young mother who fell in a New York City subway station at the beginning of February has drawn scrutiny to the inaccessibility of public-transit systems. Let’s face it, transporting a baby in an urban environment can be a challenge. Moms, dads and those...