Air quality monitoring network will link almost 1,000 athletics tracks globally. Within five years, it will provide key contribute data about air pollution around the world. The Major city network will provide information to runners and help them choose the best times to run in their cities.
Image: Shutterstock The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has joined forces with the UN to tackle the air pollution crisis. The partnership is supported by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), which will be working to create an air quality monitoring network that will eventually link almost 1,000 athletics tracks around the world within five years. The IAAF has pledged to engage a community of professional athletes, local and national governments as well as community leaders who choose to run as their main form of exercise to not only raise awareness about air pollution but to contribute […]