Catalytic Philanthropic Investment Helps Make Methane and CO2 Data Public

Catalytic Philanthropic Investment Helps Make Methane and CO2 Data Public

In March, Planet Labs PBC announced it has signed a multi-year data-license agreement with Carbon Mapper to provide us with hyperspectral core imagery until 2030. This agreement is made possible by initial funding by a major climate philanthropy and kicks off an...
Study finds landfill point source emissions have an outsized impact and opportunity to tackle U.S. waste methane

Study finds landfill point source emissions have an outsized impact and opportunity to tackle U.S. waste methane

Largest measurement-based landfill methane assessment to date identifies major emission sources missing from traditional accounting that can be prioritized for mitigation March 28, 2024—Pasadena, CA— A new study, published online today in the journal Science, led by...
Analysis of 1M aerial measurements reveals insights from oil and gas production in key regions

Analysis of 1M aerial measurements reveals insights from oil and gas production in key regions

Accurately measuring methane emissions from the oil and gas sector is vital to mitigating climate change. However, most existing estimates are inaccurate or incomplete. A new study by researchers at Stanford University, Kairos Aerospace, NASA’s Jet Propulsion...
Carbon Mapper Launches New Data Portal – Unlocking New Insights and Accessibility

Carbon Mapper Launches New Data Portal – Unlocking New Insights and Accessibility

Carbon Mapper is thrilled to announce the launch of our updated data portal and our first set of developer APIs. The revamped data portal gives users new insights into regional and sector-specific emissions, better functionality, and overall easier navigation and use....
Road to Launch: The Carbon Mapper Coalition achieves key satellite milestones

Road to Launch: The Carbon Mapper Coalition achieves key satellite milestones

This week, the instrument that will go on the Tanager-1 satellite was transferred from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to Planet Labs PBC (Planet)! This marks an exciting milestone in the development of the first of two satellites being developed and deployed...