“You give people the data, you empower the people.“

Blog November 7, 2016

ipe-orgMa Jun, Founding Director of the Institute of Public & Environmental affairs in Beijing, China, has created a national pollution map database, depicting the nearly 9000 major factories in China and their emissions, in order to not allow them to operate in the dark. „In China people have concerns about climate change, first and foremost because their everyday life is affected. What we want to do is […] go totally transparent with the public […]”
To get more information, watch the National Geographic documentary “Before The Flood“, starting at minute 29.40, or see http://wwwen.ipe.org.cn/.