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Satellites help track China’s emissions.
Romain Lacombe, SM ’08, wants to help people find clean air—and generate data we can use.
Crippling tolls, massive fines for emissions cheats, and outright bans will help improve air quality.
Industrialization, coal-fired power plants, and a lack of regulation mean the problem is just going to get worse, even as richer nations clean up their air.
The clampdown will clean up the air and help spur electric vehicle adoption.
New technique keeps pesticides from bouncing off plants.
Airborne microscopic particles kill millions of people each year, but they also lessen some of the effects of man-made global warming.
Startup Chemisense is developing a wearable chemical sensor that could help asthma sufferers avoid attacks.
China is betting long-term on unconventional gas, but it is running into problems developing its vast shale resources.
Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.