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 China launches satellite to monitor global carbon emissions

Source: The Times of India, Date: December , 2016

Beijing, Dec 22, 2016 :  China Thursday launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite to understand climate change, hours after it lifted nearly a week-long red alert for the worst smog that engulfed about 40 cities in the country. The 620-kg satellite TanSat was put into orbit by Long March-2D rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China's Gobi Desert early Thursday morning, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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