We’re excited to share that we’ll be participating in GivingTuesday for a second year, joining hundreds of mission-driven nonprofit organizations in a global celebration of giving. This is an exciting opportunity for OpenAQ to connect with the OpenAQ community to spread awareness about the impacts of air pollution and share OpenAQ’s role in connecting people to open data to advance science, impact policy, and empower the public.

Our fundraiser will go live on Tuesday, November 30th! Please join us in helping to amplify our messages on social media and donating to OpenAQ!

OpenAQ has launched an enhanced version of the comparison tool that provides a simple way to compare data across both reference grade monitors and low cost sensors. The goals of the tool are to:

  • Enhance the OpenAQ platform by providing OpenAQ Community members with a tool to spatially select and…

Changes are afoot at OpenAQ! We recently welcomed Russ Biggs, our new Lead Software Engineer to the team, and Jeremy Taub has left his position as Executive Director of OpenAQ to pursue new opportunities in the private sector. Please join us in wishing Jeremy well!

Chisato Calvert has stepped in as our Interim Director, and we will soon begin our search for a new Executive Director. Please stay tuned for a Medium post announcing our recruitment for a new Executive Director on OpenAQ’s blog and in your inbox!

Thanks so much for your support as we look for a new leader to fulfill our mission to help communities fight air inequality with open data.

Update: Hiring is now closed for this position.

Organization: OpenAQ

Role: Software Engineer (Full-time)

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary+Benefits: Competitive

Location: 100% remote

OpenAQ is a 501(c)(3) environmental tech non-profit based in Washington, DC, but with a global reach. Our mission is to aggregate and harmonize open air quality data across the globe and to build an ecosystem…

A Special Note to the OpenAQ Community:

Thank you very much for sharing your insights on how you utilize the OpenAQ platform, how you’re engaging with the community, how OpenAQ’s work can improve and expand to meet your air inequality-fighting needs, and how you envision contributing to the platform in…

***Calling all air quality advocates! Please take 10 minutes to complete the 2021 OpenAQ community survey***

Help us reach our goal of 200 responses by March 17th! Last year, the community survey results from the survey informed the build-out of the 2-year API Extension, Research Upload Tool, the Snapshot Tool, and the low-cost sensor pilot.

The more feedback we‘re able to collect, the better equipped we will be to build and enhance the OpenAQ Platform in a way that is reflective of the global community of leaders working to fight air pollution. Please help spread the word! We appreciate your support!


We're making an open, real-time air quality data hub because we think it'll let people do amazing things. Want to help out? Find us at openaq.org.

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