Sevostyanov P.I., Shunkov V.E., Makaev A.R.
ASSESSMENT OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS USING SATELLITE SYSTEMS: OPPORTUNITIES AND PROSPECTS
Sevostyanov P.I.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) – Sevostyanov.PI@rea.ru, Shunkov V.E.2 (Moscow, Russian Federation) – email@example.com, Makaev A.R.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) – Makaev.AR@rea.ru
1Plekhanov Russian Economic University
2Research Institute of Systems Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Abstract. The article analyzes the use of satellite technologies – modern innovative means of technological control of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. In order to achieve the indicators stipulated by the 2015 Paris Agreement, it is necessary to create effective emission control systems on a national and global scale. Satellite technologies are one of the priority ways to control greenhouse gas emissions into the environment. The use of satellites provides enhanced opportunities for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions, reducing the risks of uncontrolled emissions – the consequences of emergencies, as well as the prompt elimination of possible leaks and emission control in accordance with international decarbonization agreements. In addition, the carbon dioxide emissions accounting system and the carbon emissions monitoring system are a powerful policy tool that will allow Governments to regulate the rate of decarbonization not only in their own countries. The authors believe that Earth remote sensing satellites are in fact the only objective means of controlling greenhouse gas emissions that allows independently and globally tracking the volumes and sources of emissions, therefore, when introducing quotas based on international agreements, it will be advantageous for developed countries to have satellite groupings for objective tracking of concentration plumes generated by emission points.
Keywords: zero emissions, satellite technologies, decarbonization, technological control, greenhouse gases, green economy, energy transition.
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For citation: Sevostyanov P.I., Shunkov V.E., Makaev A.R. Assessment of greenhouse gas emissions using satellite systems: opportunities and prospects. CITISE, 2023, no. 4, pp. 136-146. DOI: http://doi.org/10.15350/2409-7616.2023.4.13