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Major UK methane greenhouse gas leak spotted from space

The detection of methane by satellite raises hopes future leaks can be stopped more quickly.
NOAA leads international blitz of air pollution research
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Boulder’s NOAA leads international blitz of air pollution research

Boulder’s NOAA will lead most of the charge as airplanes, SUVs and backpack sensors fan out to research air pollution.
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The speed of this Greenland glacier’s melt could signal even worse sea level rise

Scientists studying one of Greenland’s largest glaciers say it is melting far faster than expected at its most vulnerable point, a worrying sign that glaciers perched in the ocean could contribute more rapidly to sea level rise than currently forecast.
satellite called Biomass will map the state of the planet's trees.
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Biomass: Giant 'space brolly' to weigh Earth's forests

UK engineers are building a satellite called Biomass that will map the state of the planet's trees.
Arctic communities at greatest risk from permafrost thaw

New research IDs Arctic communities at greatest risk from permafrost thaw

A new study using data from the EU's Copernicus satellites Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 identified communities and infrastructure across the Arctic at risk from the effects of permafrost melt over the next 30 years.

NASA to focus on climate change

NASA turns technology back toward Earth to focus on climate change

After decades of gazing into space, NASA is turning its technology back toward Earth to study the effects of drought, fire and climate change on the Blue Planet.

Cacao holds promise as a "peace crop" in Colombia
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Technology innovations look to change the cacao landscape in Colombia

Cacao holds promise as a "peace crop" in Colombia, providing smallholders with a viable alternative to coca.

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