Gallery: Paris Visualizes Air Quality Via Color-Changing Balloon

Ballon de Paris by Airparif

It’s been a while since an iconic red balloon has soared the skies of Paris, and we’re excited to report that another altruistic beacon is set to grace the city’s sweeping skyline. Airparif recently deployed a giant helium balloon that will provide Parisians with an at-a-glance indication of both atmospheric and inner-city air quality. The Aérophile balloon is the first of its kind and will employ an innovative color-changing system to broadcast an important environmental message.

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