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During a media teleconference on Thursday [November 2015], NASA and university scientists were able to discuss new insights, tools and agency research into key carbon and climate change questions, as the agency ramps up its efforts to understand how Earth's ocean, forest, and land ecosystems absorb nearly half of emitted carbon dioxide today.

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"As carbon dioxide is the largest human-produced driver of our changing climate, having regular observations from space is a major step forward for our ability to understand and predict climate change," said Annmarie Eldering, OCO-2 deputy project scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. "Precisely measuring carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been one of the most difficult observations to make from space."

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