MethaneSAT: This New Satellite Will Fight Climate Change From Space

Levels of MethaneSAT data will be online for free, ushering in a new era of climate transparency and accountability

MethaneSAT, a new satellite developed by the Environmental Defense Fund, scientists from Harvard University, and other partners to combat climate change by tracking methane emissions to their sources, launched on March 4, 2024. This satellite will be the most advanced methane tracking satellite in space, providing unprecedented data on methane emissions to corporations, governments, and the public for free.

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  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • MethaneSAT
  • Atmospheric methane

Visit MethaneSAT websites:

  • The satellite will provide comprehensive data on global methane pollution, enabling companies and regulators to track emissions in real-time and compare results against emission goals.
  • MethaneSAT’s high resolution and wide field of view will offer unprecedented transparency for the industry, allowing anyone to access interactive emissions data through and Google Earth Engine.
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