Can satellite or other remotely sensed data provide independent estimates—or even confirmation of existing estimates—for emissions from power plants, highways, projects, cities, countries, or groups of countries? The answer for now is no; estimates of emissions from fossil fuels are actually one of the best constrained pieces of data in analyzing the global carbon cycle.
How Uncertain Are Estimates of CO2 Emissions?
Article first published online: 31 JAN 2009
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Journal of Industrial Ecology
Volume 13, Issue 1, pages 4–7, February 2009
How to Cite
Marland, G., Hamal, K. and Jonas, M. (2009), How Uncertain Are Estimates of CO2 Emissions?. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 13: 4–7. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-9290.2009.00108.x
- Issue published online: 19 FEB 2009
- Article first published online: 31 JAN 2009