Breath of a Nation -- Animated CO2 Map

  • May 4, 2008
  • Science Highlights

Scientists have come up with a new way to precisely track daily and local patterns of carbon dioxide emissions} rom the burning of fossil fuels by power plants, factories, and vehicle traffic. The resulting database and maps provide a view of the “industrial metabolism” of our combustion-powered lives, Kevin Gurney, the leader in the project and an atmospheric scientist at Purdue, told me today.

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Originally posted: May 4, 2008