NASA to launch observatory to track CO2

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory is the latest mission in NASA's ongoing study of the global carbon cycle. It is the first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide, the most significant human-produced greenhouse gas and the principal human-produced driver of climate change. Mission data will be used by the atmospheric and carbon cycle science communities to improve global carbon cycle models, reduce uncertainties in forecasts of how much carbon dioxide is in the atmosphere, and make more accurate predictions of global climate change.

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carbon dioxide, the most significant human-produce greenhouse gas and the principal human-produced driver of climate change.

Umm, I thought it was methane, not CO2? I heard that methane is 50x more harmful to the environment than CO2, and it's mainly produced by cows burping (they don't fart it, contrary to popular belief).

Right now people are getting laid off all over the place but the dumb [random profanity] that planned this works at NASA getting paid who know how much.

To help cut our carbon footprint we need to study the global carbon cycle. To anaylise that we are going to launch spacecraft into space burning loads of fuel and releasing carbon into the atmosphere.