Google makes Street View air pollution data available

Google is now sharing air pollution information gathered by sensors on its Street View cars. The project originally aimed to detect methane leaks from old gas pipes and other sources so they could be closed off – the greenhouse gas is around 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Other sensors now also measure levels […]

Game of Thrones star warns winter isn’t coming

Google has teamed up with a Game of Thrones star to highlight the impacts on climate change. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, best known for his role as Jaime Lannister in the series, went to Greenland with Google Street View to document the “changing landscape” of the region. The newly-appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador says the effects of climate […]