In Beijing, citizens build and fly kites equipped with air pollution monitors

In Beijing, citizens build and fly kites equipped with air pollution monitors

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We’ve seen numerous technology-based efforts aimed at giving citizens the power to monitor their environment, including the Montre Verte project for assessing air quality in Paris. Taking an airborne approach to much the same problem, FLOAT is an initiative to teach residents of Beijing how to build and use kites equipped with air pollution monitors.

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