Importance Of Satellite Data Highlighted At Climate SummitDecember 7, 2010 at 10:03 am | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
From – Red Orbit:
Importance Of Satellite Data Highlighted At Climate Summit
Posted on: Thursday, 2 December 2010, 14:06 CST
Although finding a successor to the Kyoto Protocol is a major item on the agenda at the 2010 UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, delegates are also working hard to establish an international climate monitoring system.
In order to effectively respond to climate change challenges, decision-makers need scientifically based climate knowledge. It is the job of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) to make sure that the Conference of the Parties (COP) gets the very best expert advice possible. . . . [Full Story]