Better know your neighbourhood - Macleans.ca
 

Better know your neighbourhood


 

David Eaves launches Emitter.ca, an online tool that uses federal government data to map pollution sources in your neighbourhood.

Will Emitter change the world? It’s hard to imagine. But hopefully it is a powerful example of what can happen when governments make their data open. That people will take that data and make it accessible in new and engaging ways.


 

Better know your neighbourhood

  1. What a great idea! I used to be very dismissive of such initiatives until I found how often they are used by people once they are marketed.