New Satellite To Help Climate Change Battle!
What's Going On Here?
Ze French have developed a satellite that measures global carbon biomass and they aren't the only ones that think its a carBON invention.
What Does This Mean?
The current method for measuring biomass (trees, bushes etc) dates back to 1970s and requires aerial photography.
Why Should We Care?
The world is a big place, and there are plenty of ways to exploit it for financial gain. Whether that's stealing sand from a beach in Jamaica or your run of the mill illegal logging company. In the global game of cops and robbers the climate change cops need to have the best gear!
This satellite will help global organisations, such as the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), track illegal activity and put sanctions on governments who break dem rules!
When it comes to new wood-derived products look for the Forest Stewardship Council -
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