From Dale Skran, Chair of the NSS Executive Committee:
NSS VP of Space Development Greg Autry has an essay on the American Energy Society website. The link is here: https://www.energysociety.org/space-research-can-save-the-planet.html
This article provides a great introduction to the history of how space has helped on environmental issues, and how it might help more in the future. I recommend it highly to all NSS members. Please circulate far and wide. Greg is laying out a vital message about our future.
Here’s a quote:
Earth’s problems – most urgently, climate change – can be solved only from space. That’s where the tools and data already being used to tackle these issues were forged and where the solutions of the future will be too. Space research has already been critical in averting one major environmental disaster…. Read more.