For years, space agencies around the world have used satellites to track greenhouse gas emissions from individual countries, but now a Canadian startup is able to focus more precisely on facilities such as power plants, refineries and landfills.
The oilsands industry in northern Alberta is already using the technology as the sector tries to gather better information about emissions.
Montreal-based GHGSat will launch its second satellite into space this summer to improve the it data collects and give companies an even better picture of the emissions from their facilities.
Source: CBC News
Date: March 22nd, 2019
1) What other sorts of businesses could you start with this type of technology?
2) What are risks of running a business like this?