Hong Kong: New app helps people avoid pollution

A university team has developed a mobile app that gives real-time pollution readings at street level anywhere in the city.

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    Hong Kong has had record levels of ozone this summer; a complex mix of pollutants that is worse during heatwaves.

    A team of researchers has developed a mobile app that gives real-time pollution readings at street level anywhere in the city, allowing people to plan their days while avoiding pollution.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.


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