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Financial Times–Google Al enhances satellite mission to track methane leaks

A satellite mission to track planetwarming emissions of methane gas isfinally set to launch, now aided withartificial intelligence technology tohelp build a global map of oil and gasinfrastructureandstudyitforleaks.

The MethaneSAT satellite was announced by the Environmental DefenseFund, the US advocacy group, six yearsago to monitor releases ofthe invisiblegas that researchers estimate is responsible for almostathirdoftheemissionsinduced increasein globaltemperaturessincethestartoftheindustrial era.

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