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NASA's climate tracking satellite reveals new study on climate change

The largest emission of greenhouse gases happened during the 2015-2016 El Nino.
NASA's climate tracking satellite, Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) revealed the five new studies on the climate change on Thursday, reported. Climate change occurs due to multiple human activities, such as deforestation or excessive use of fossil fuels. OCO-2 was launched by NASA on July 20, 2014, after the failure of OCO during liftoff. It has been orbiting the Earth for three years, collecting data on the greenhouse gas emission and detecting the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbed by tropical forests on Earth which are responsible for the rise in global temperature. OCO-2's observations NASA scientists said that during the 2015-2016 El Nino, the largest emission of greenhouse gases happened, which was responsible for the greater rise in the amount of global CO2. A research team of OCO-2 analyzed the tropical regions of South America, Africa, and Indonesia, and found that they have stopped pulling the maximum amount of CO2 in the last few years. A researcher at the...