This is a great example of grassroots air quality monitoring leading to influence on government and policy, and is the kind of impact I envisioned Blue Marble Labs could support;

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jul/03/citizen-science-how-internet-changing-amateur-research

A quote from the “Shazia Ali-Webber: I Like Clean Air project” section of the article,

“If you want to raise awareness, the most powerful thing you can do is get real data, real science. People are too intelligent; otherwise, they’ll question what you say. Once you’ve shown them objective fact, then you can begin political campaigning.”