Addressing the climate crisis demands a holistic and collaborative approach using resources, tools, and technologies at full speed. The scientific community and the United Nations system have long recognized and utilized space-based technologies, data and applications as essential components in climate change research, monitoring, and policy enactment. There exists a large number of climate action activities using space technologies developed and carried out at the international and regional levels, either by the UN system, non-UN groups, international partnerships, organizations and other multilateral entities.


The actors section aims at presenting the main international and intergovernmental actors coordinating and using space technologies to support climate action. The actors are divided into the following categories: