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EU satellites to map CO2

EU satellites to map CO2 29 November 2019

Europe’s new space budget to enable CO2 mapping (via BBC)

By Jonathan Amos

Europe will press ahead with a network of satellites to track carbon dioxide emissions across the globe.

They will be developed out of a new European Space Agency (Esa) budget agreed in Seville, Spain.

Research ministers on Thursday approved a package of proposals worth some €14.4bn (£12.3bn/$15.9bn) over the next five years.

As well as the new CO2 monitoring system, the funds will also pave the way for missions to the Moon and Mars.

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