Space and climate change: use of space-based technologies in the United Nations system

The UN Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have published a report on space-based technologies and climate change. The report, titled "Space and Climate Change: Use of Space-based Technologies in the United Nations System," sets out the importance of global observing systems, including space-based systems, in gauging the various threats resulting from climate change. It explains how the UN uses the information provided by space-based technologies in monitoring the climate system and supports decision making on adaptation, prediction and mitigation.

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