CHINA USES DRONES TO MONITOR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS



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CHINA USES DRONES TO MONITOR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

As we all know, the high industrial development in China has led to contamination levels in the country soar to alarming levels, becoming the world’s leading emitter of carbon dioxide. So far the existing mechanisms for the payment of greenhouse gas emissions were not allowed to carry out an effective control of the amount emitted by factories, thereby preventing correctly identify who violate the regulations in this area.

It is for this reason that the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China has begun using unmanned aerial vehicles to identify factories that emit excessive pollution the official Xinhua news agency reported today. Drones and fly over the, neighboring Beijing, where these teams began in March and used most polluted provinces, Hebei case.

Thanks to the drones several violations of environmental laws were detected in the city of Handan, of that province from excessive greenhouse gas emissions to inadequate treatment of waste.

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