NASA launches CO2 monitoring satellite

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory's sensors allow it to record CO2 levels in the atmosphere in unprecedented detail.

    The US space agency NASA has launched a new satellite to study carbon dioxide levels in the Earth's atmosphere.

    CO2 levels have been steadily rising and this new tool should help scientists understand why.

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley has more.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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