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Satellite tracking is helping scientists pinpoint the worst emissions offenders

Climate TRACE uses satellite imagery to help us understand global emissions and identify the sources.

Climate TRACE uses satellite imagery to help us understand global emissions and identify the sources. Image: REUTERS/NASA

Charlotte Edmond
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