Title Google Street View cars are roaming US cities in search of methane leaks Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet International Business Times Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 22/03/17 Description Google Street Cars with methane sensors strapped to their roofs have been patrolling streets in the US to locate methane leaks.
Methane leaking from natural gas pipelines is a major environmental hazard, posing fire risks while pouring out the potent greenhouse gas into the atmosphere, which has an effect 80 times stronger than carbon dioxide, a study as found. The leaks are a huge cost to gas companies, which is often passed on to consumers.
Producer/Author Martha Henriques URL www.ibtimes.co.uk/google-street-view-cars-are-roaming-us-cities-search-methane-leaks-1613079 Persons Grant Allen
- Greenhouse Gases