“Climate change has been called the defining challenge of our time. Its impacts are already evident and will intensify over time if left unaddressed. As part of the global array of networks of systems to monitor climate change, satellites now provide a vital and important means of bringing observations of the climate system together for a global perspective. Satellites contribute to the monitoring of greenhouse gases related to deforestation and industrial processes, the changing of ice in polar caps and glaciers, sea-level rise, temperature changes, as well as several essential climate variables.” (UNOOSA, 2019)
"Environment and Natural Resources: Climate Change". United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, UNOOSA. 2019.
Accessed February 21, 2019.