69: How can technology tackle air pollution in Copenhagen? (guest: Rasmus Reeh)

Welcome to the newest episode of Urbcast, in which we discuss: how can technology tackle air pollution in Copenhagen?

Why should we talk about it?

Currently, 1 in 10 deaths in Copenhagen relates at least partially to air pollution mainly from traffic sources. It happens although over 60% of citizens bike. Is technology and initiatives like the Copenhagen Air View project our rescue?

Why is it worth listening?

To get a good share of Rasmus’s practical knowledge in using the technology to battle air pollution. Moreover, there is a lot of valuable practical information gathered during the Copenhagen Air View that could be shared with other cities.

About the guest:

Rasmus Reeh – an independent consultant on digital solutions for the green transition

Topics that we talked about:

  • Why should we talk the air pollution (in Copenhagen)?
  • What do the recent air pollution guidelines by the WHO imply?
  • What is the Copenhagen Air View project about?
  • Ultrafine particles – the smaller the more dangerous?
  • Who are the main actors that should take responsibility for bad air quality?
  • What action can we take to reduce emissions?

Book recommended by Rasmus:

  • Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration―and Why It’s Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives by Danny Dorling

You can follow Rasmus and read about the Copenhagen Air View:

You can listen to the episode at: urbcast.pl/en/episode68

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