Open Data Roundtable on Climate Change

07/12/15, Paris, France

The Government of Mexico, the Government of France (Etalab), and the Center for Open Data Enterprise will hold a workshop to develop a global approach to using open data to address climate change. The results will feed into the elaboration of a Climate Package, following the model of the recently launched Anticorruption Package, attached to the International Open Data Charter that France has adopted in October…more

Climate Services as a Global Public Good: International Collaboration, Science, and Data Innovation

07/12/15, Paris, France

On 7 December 2015, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) will host Climate Services as a Global Public Good: International Collaboration, Science, and Data Innovation, in Paris, France. This event will explain what climate services are, explore the critical role of science, data innovation, and international collaboration in the provision of these services. It will also highlight the value of climate services as a global public good. Examples will be provided on how the U.S. is collaborating with international partners to build regional and national resilience through climate services…more

How Can Data Accelerate Climate Action?

07/12/2015, Paris, France

UN Global Pulse​ is hosting a special session on data at the Caring for Climate Business Forum​, the premier private sector event held annually at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP​). The programme will feature new data philanthropy announcements by companies, alongside a showcase of efforts by the public sector to apply new and open data to accelerate climate action. The session will also consider challenges in developing such an ecosystem of data use, including data privacy and access, and ways that these challenges have been, and can be, addressed…more