Friday, October 12, 2012

Map Your City's Carbon Pollution : Discovery News

Map Your City's Carbon Pollution : Discovery News: We know that rush hour and winter heating costs mean more carbon pollution, but what if we could actually see them? In a time-lapse model of emissions in Indianapolis, greenhouse gases show up as soaring 'skyscrapers' over the city.

When Earth Attacks: Photos

The Arizona State University Hestia Project, named for the Greek goddess of the Earth and home, incorporates data-mining with simulation tools for traffic data and building energy consumption. Led by Kevin Robert Gurney, the project's software pulls together air pollution, emissions, usage and traffic info and then plots all the greenhouse gas emissions and their sources on a dynamic, high-resolution city map.

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