TITLE

The carbon count

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Nature;7/23/2009, Vol. 460 Issue 7254, p436
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article shares the author's insights on the need of scientists to have a better Earth-monitoring tool to see whether climate policies are working. It suggests that any new international climate agreement should provide a much-enhanced carbon monitoring infrastructure to examine its effectiveness. Moreover, it points out that one key element will be satellite observations that offer a large-scale mapping of greenhouse-gas emissions and land-cover changes.
ACCESSION #
43325018

 

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