Other than the main tracking feature of GPS, the system can also be used to detect and monitor in a range of additional and unique situations. The amount of snow on the ground can be measured from GPS signal noise, it can used to detect earthquakes, monitor volcanoes, and to analyse the atmosphere.
Nan Ransohoff published an excellent post describing the different approaches on getting a job in climate change, based on her own journey of switching careers and working on climate removal with Stripe.
Hannah Ritchie published an excellent analysis of the emissions of an electric car versus those of a second hand fossil car. When electricity generation is a mix of renewables, the production emissions of an electric car (mainly the battery) are overtaken by the emissions of a fossil car after the second year of driving.
Stinging nettles have a bad rep as a villain of nature, when in actual fact, they have lots of great superpowers like being caterpillar & butterfly food, a sanctuary for ladybirds, a medicine to treat hypertension and diabetes, and can even be used as cloth fibre.