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Help Scientists Crowdsource Power Plant Data

Adele Peters


Power plants cause over 40 percent of the world's CO2 emissions. But scientists don't have good detailed data on where all of those plants are, and they're asking for everyone's help. If there's a power plant near you, add it to this Google Map—ultimately the scientists hope to include all 30,000 plants in the world. The project is especially looking for help in regions outside the United States and Europe.

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