19 Jul '12, 12pm

What is the GHG impact of the Olympics on London? We'll soon know. #london2012 #olympics @picarro #co2 #ghg #ch4

What is the GHG impact of the Olympics on London? We'll soon know. #london2012 #olympics @picarro #co2 #ghg #ch4

Here’s a dirty little secret about those greenhouse gas emissions measurements that cities are gathering up in their quests for green credibility: they’re not necessarily that accurate. That’s because they’re based on a long list of fuzzy statistics like fuel consumption, electricity usage, commute miles traveled and the like, all compiled into spreadsheets that use a bewildering cast of calculations to come up with a single number. Because they rely on data that’s collected annually, they’re also usually about a year or so behind the times. Mike Woelk, CEO of Sunnyvale, Calif.-based startup Picarro, thinks it would be better to actually measure the city’s air itself , to see how many parts per million of CO2 are in it over the course of real time. As for how many sensors it takes to capture an entire city’s worth of atmosphere and its real-time carbon load, he thinks six ...

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