• A new use for Google Maps: calculating a city's carbon footprint

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The Environmental Insights Explorer calculates emissions from buildings, car trips, and public transport to illustrate how a city's sustainability efforts are faring.
    Looking at a city's Google Maps data, in combination with other data, a new tool from Google can estimate the carbon footprint of all of its buildings-and the carbon footprint of all the car trips, bus and subway rides, and other transportation used by the people living there.
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  • A 6-point plan for building a new carbon economy

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    We must build a new carbon economy that sequesters more carbon than it emits. And we must do it fast.
    As global corporate, political, and civic leaders gather in California this week for the Global Climate Action Summit , another significant threshold has just been breached.
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