Will Air Quality Monitoring Be The Next Health Tracking Craze?

The startup Plume Labs is giving everyday citizens the tools to measure the pollution levels around them–and hopes they’ll use them to advocate for better environmental policies. We are living in an era of obsessive tracking: Tools like FitBit and Strava track our workouts; apps like Headspace check in on our mental health. But Romain Lacombe, a French engineer and data specialist with a background in climate research, took a look at the market and saw a gap: There was no way to track our exposure to pollution.Read Full Story Continue reading…

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