Do countries' climate commitments incorporate city, region, company and civil society climate action?

A new paper in Climate Policy uses quantitative text analysis to explore how national governments incorporate city, region, company & civil society climate action into their international climate commitments.

 

 

New Framework for Tracking Adaptation Progress

The Adaptation Tracking Collaborative, which includes Data-Driven Lab Director Angel Hsu, put forward a new framework for tracking adaptation in Nature Climate Change. Their proposal builds on past discussions of strategies to innovate assessment, during a workshop held by the Collaborative and Yale-NUS College.

 

 

Bottom-up Initiatives and Participatory Approaches for Outlooks

Data-Driven Director Angel Hsu, Research Associate Amy Weinfurter, and Student Research Assistant Yaolin Zhang contributed to Chapter 23 of the sixth Global Environmental Outlook, which explores how bottom-up efforts can help reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

A research roadmap for quantifying non-state and subnational climate mitigation action

A new Nature Climate Change Perspectives piece outlines ways to better account for the greenhouse gas emissions reductions from climate action by local governments, the private sector, and civil society.

How cities are failing to be inclusive - and what they can do about it

On the World Economic Forum blog, Data-Driven director Angel Hsu and Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness founder Kim Samuel discuss the world’s progress towards its goal of fostering sustainable, inclusive cities.

Unlocking Data to Track Progress Towards Inclusive, Sustainable Cities

On Thursday, Dec. 6 from 3-6 pm at the Courtyard Marriott Katowice, Data-Driven Yale convened an interactive discussion featuring policymakers and practitioners to discuss the role of data in meeting Sustainable Development Goal 11 for sustainable and inclusive urban growth. This event was part of the launch of the Urban Environment and Social Inclusion Index.

Global Climate Action Summit: How Does it Measure Up?

The Sept. 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, CA engaged more than 5,000 cities, states, regions, companies, investors and civil society organizations on climate change. Hundreds of commitments were made, but does it add up to something beyond action already pledged?

Blockchain for Climate Action Tracking - Oxford Design Sprint

Can blockchains be used to tackle climate change? A ‘Design Sprint’ brought blockchain experts and enthusiasts together at the Alan Turing Institute in London, to brainstorm the possibilities.

All Climate Politics Is Local

The emissions reduction pledges of private sector, civil society, city, and regional actors could deliver significant carbon mitigation on a global scale. Angel Hsu and Amy Weinfurter discuss the implications for global climate governance.

Bridging the emissions gap - The role of non-state and subnational actors

Data-Driven Yale director Angel Hsu is a lead author and research associate Amy Weinfurter is a co-author on a new chapter reviewing global climate action research for the UN Environment’s Emissions Gap Report 2018.

Data 2.0: Hacking for Sustainability

Yale-NUS College’s Data Science Initiative partners with Data-Driven Yale and DBS Bank to host Sustainability-focused Hackathon in Singapore March 17.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission 2020: The Climate Turning Point

Data-Driven Yale researchers contributing authors on new report specifying immediate next steps for global climate action.

From Citizens to Satellites: Third Wave Data Approaches in China

Data-Driven Yale authors a series of white papers exploring the potential of new and innovative data collection strategies to support environmental management in China.

The Data-Driven Environmental Policy Lab (Data-Driven Lab) uses cutting edge data analytics to create solutions to the world’s environmental problems. Launched in 2015, the research group is an interdisciplinary collaboration of policy experts, data scientists, visual designers, and interactive programmers at Yale-NUS College in Singapore and a wider network of researchers. The group was founded and is led by Dr. Angel Hsu.

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