Leaks of methane gas to be identified by satellite

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On 11 March, MethaneSat, a satellite the size of a washing machine, is set to be launched from California via a SpaceX rocket.

This groundbreaking satellite will play a crucial role in identifying the largest methane polluters in the oil and gas industry.

By offering the first comprehensive global perspective on leaks of this potent greenhouse gas, MethaneSat will make all of its data accessible to the public. 

Read more: Satellite to ‘name and shame’ worst oil and gas methane polluters | Greenhouse gas emissions | The Guardian