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Tracking CO2's Comings and Goings From Space

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Science  16 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5912, pp. 325
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5912.325

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In the next few weeks, Japan and the United States plan to launch satellites to observe COfrom space. The view from on high should lead to more accurate predictions of how rising COlevels might affect global temperatures and climate change.