30 Sep '15, 5pm

Why do other planets get official protection against pollution, but not Earth?

Why do other planets get official protection against pollution, but not Earth?

This story was originally published by Medium and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration O nce, many years ago, I was sitting on an airplane chatting with an agreeable man in the next seat. He worked at NASA, and his job was to make sure that nothing that left Earth on a spacecraft would contaminate the environment on other planets. He gave me his card, and it had the best job title I’ve ever seen: Planetary Protection Officer. I thought of him again this week when two remarkable stories crisscrossed in the news: the discovery of liquid water on Mars and Shell’s decision to back down from drilling in the Arctic. The first was a great scientific achievement, as spectrographs on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter were able to show through the analysis of chemical signatures that intermittent dark streaks that appear and then fade on Martian canyon walls...

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