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Cheap Sensors Provide Missing Air Quality Data in African Cities

Calibrated low-cost sensors in Kinshasa and Brazzaville provide new information on pollution and help scientists model a way to improve access to air quality data.

Using Satellite Data to Map Air Pollution and Improve Health

NASA scientists will be teaming up with epidemiologists in the agency’s first health-focused mission. With satellite data, they’ll find out how air pollution affects health in cities around the world.

A Promising Forecast for Predictive Science

A new U.S. Geological Survey report outlines how emerging technologies and cross-disciplinary collaborations are expected to empower new tools for managing hazards and resources.

Enhancing Food Security Through Earth Science Data

When most agriculture in the world is rural, getting crucial geoscience information to farmers is a technical challenge that a few organisations are just starting to figure out.

Europe Targets 100 Climate-Neutral Cities by 2030

Europe is launching an ambitious mission to decarbonise many of its urban areas within a decade. But is it realistic?

Global North is Responsible for 92% of Excess Emissions – But it Also Has the Capabilities to Drastically Reduce Them

The United States and European Union bear disproportionate liability for emitting to the atmospheric commons, new research argues.

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Covid-19 Lockdown Will Have ‘Negligible’ Impact on Climate Crisis – Study Shows

Drop in emissions was a blip, say scientists, and a green recovery is vital to halt global heating.The draconian coronavirus lockdowns across the world have led to sharp drops in carbon emissions, but this will have “negligible” impact on the climate crisis, with global heating cut by just 0.01C by 2030, a study has found.