Beijing social enterprise, Smart Air, is delivering clean air to its city residents by teaching them how to build their own air purifiers.
In an effort to clear out air pollution in China's cities, where pollution levels were recorded at an all-time high above recommended safety levels and was dubbed as the "airpocalypse", American Fulbright scholar Thomas Talhelm learned how to build DIY (do-it-yourself) air purifiers which could potentially help Beijing's dwellers to breathe easier and healthier.
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