New satellite to spot planet-warming industrial methane leaks

This new ‘eye in the sky’  will scan industrial methane leaks from about 50 major oil and gas regions around the world. This will provide fully transparent data which will help in cutting methane emissions. 

Methane leaking from oil and gas facilities around the world – a major contributor to global warming – is set to be spotted from space. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has announced it aims to launch a satellite called MethaneSAT by 2021 to scan the globe and make major […]

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