Telemundo recently interviewed Climate Kids - Mexico team member Anna Lucia López Avedoy, about air quality changes in the Tijuana region. Anna Lucia discussed Purple Air sensors, a tool to measure air quality made possible through our partnership with the NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment.
Recently, Mexican news station Telemundo interviewed our Climate Kids - Mexico team member Anna Lucia López Avedoy about air quality changes in Tijuana, one of the regions hit hardest by the Coronavirus in Mexico. In her interview, Anna Lucia reflected on recent changes in Tijuana’s air quality, particularly around crematory facilities near downtown Tijuana.
One of the ways the Climate Kids - Mexico team has begun to help measure air quality in the region is with Purple Air - Air Quality Sensors. These sensors are easily accessible for Climate Kids - Mexico students and can provide real-time data for the community on particulate matter counts in the region.
Thanks to the Climate Science Alliance’s strong partnership with the NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment Climate Kids - Mexico received 10 Purple Air Sensors earlier this year to deploy in the community. The data from this air quality monitoring program allows scientists, students, and communities to better understand the connections between aerosols, air quality, and climate change and how they are personally impacted by these factors.
Read more about this work and partnership on our previous blog.