Satellites Put the World’s Biggest Methane Emitters on the Map
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-10-21/methane-maps-climate-satellites-from-ghgsat-reveal-rising-emissions
Satellite data will ultimately transform the way nations are held accountable for voluntary commitments under the Paris Agreement, which calls for limiting global average temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Granular data that can pinpoint emissions down to specific facilities will also help track corporate emissions. “Very soon nobody is going to be able to hide from methane leakage,” former BP Plc Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley predicted in 2018.