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It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible.

The New York Times
It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible.

This is what you get when you combine ace reporting and the power of visual storytelling. The New York Times discovered leaks at oil and gas sites that release immense amounts of methane, invisible to the eye. But not to this nice gadget: «The Times used a custom-built camera…that uses helium to cool down the sensor to the temperature of liquid nitrogen, around minus 200 degrees Celsius.»


Published in Weekly Filet #280, in January 2020. More on: #

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