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NASA sensors could help detect landfill methane from space to help … – Space.com

A NASA science instrument in orbit will form the backbone of a new initiative to survey methane emissions from landfills in a new nonprofit project to track the greenhouse gas. The new project, led by the nonprofit group Carbon Mapper,…

How to limit global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius – The Hill

Many climate scientists and policymakers believe that the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) is unattainable. This is not surprising given that the global average temperature is already 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Climate modelers project that it…

Tracking methane from space could be key to helping slow global warming – Axios

Illustration: Rae Cook/Axios Satellites orbiting Earth are providing data to precisely point scientists, companies and governments to sources of methane — a strong greenhouse gas. Why it matters: Cutting methane emissions could help to slow global warming in the next…

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