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From nation to city-level emissions, measuring adaptation vs. mitigation, monitoring local weather finance from the private and non-private sectors, understanding world local weather objectives and the motion wanted to fulfill them requires a wealth of knowledge. Knowledge exists for a lot of elements of local weather change, however with tons of of platforms and numerous datasets, it may be troublesome to differentiate the very best info for a selected want, or to seek out the place knowledge gaps exist.

This interactive visible reveals a matrix of greater than 80 main local weather knowledge platforms, displayed by subject (x-axis) and geographic stage/scale (y-axis). Customers may also view this knowledge as a filterable desk or obtain it straight.

Potential use instances embody:

  • Local weather knowledge analysts can discover essentially the most related platform for his or her particular subject and the extent at which they work.
  • Funders and knowledge creators can pinpoint knowledge gaps, verify if there are current platforms on a topic to keep away from redundancy of recent work, or leverage synergies by constructing on current work.
  • Metropolis planners can discover knowledge on peer cities’ emissions and local weather actions, in addition to how these actions may relate to national-level targets.
  • Determination makers on the lookout for particular knowledge on coverage, finance or different subjects can discover related knowledge for numerous scales, evaluating coverage or funding from numerous cities, nations or areas.

Among the notable patterns present in curating this dataset embody: an overarching give attention to mitigation, power and country-level knowledge; quite a few platforms showcasing related datasets; and a normal lack of upkeep, even on rigorously constructed datasets. These all underscore a transparent want to enhance the world’s climate-related knowledge infrastructure.

This Knowledge Visualization is a part of our Local weather Program. Attain out to Irene Berman-Vaporis for extra info.

Johannes Friedrich, Hannah Roeyer, Sam Lumley and Denisse Delmonte

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Irene Berman-Vaporis

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