Air Apparent

There have been many times during recent walks when I’ve marveled to my beagles (Pumpernickel and Rye) about the incredibly clear views in the Bay Area. And they’ve concurred. But is the story how much pollution has dropped during the working from home era, or how little it’s changed, considering the scope of the situation? NPR: “Our analysis revealed that, in the vast majority of places, ozone pollution decreased by 15% or less, a clear indication that improving air quality will take much more than cleaning up tailpipes of passenger cars.” (This analysis passed my beagles’ smell test.)

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