ClimActor: Harmonized transnational data on climate network participation by city and regional governments
Data-Driven Envirolab has developed the largest global database of city and regional government participation in climate action. Citation: Hsu, A., Yeo, Z.Y., Rauber, R. et al. ClimActor, harmonized transnational data on climate network participation by city and regional governments. Sci Data 7, 374 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-00682-0
This platform displays census-tract level surface urban heat island (SUHI) intensities for US urbanized areas as well as socioeconomic information at the same level of aggregation. Citation: Chakraborty, T., Hsu, A., Manya, D., & Sheriff, G. (2020). A spatially explicit surface urban heat island database for the United States: Characterization, uncertainties, and possible applications., ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Hsu, A., Tan, J., Ng, Y.M., Vanda, R. and N. Goyal. (2020). Replication data for: Performance determinants show European cities are delivering on climate mitigation. https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/IJ4DDI, Harvard Dataverse, V1.
Hsu, A., N. Alexandre, J. Brandt, T. Chakraborty, S. Comess, A. Feierman, T. Huang, S. Janaskie, D. Manya, M. Moroney, N. Moyo, R. Rauber, G. Sherriff, R. Thomas, J. Tong, Y. Xie, A. Weinfurter, Z. Yeo (in alpha order), et al. (2018). The Urban Environment and Social Inclusion Index. New Haven, CT: Yale University. Available: datadrivenlab.org/urban.
All data are available for download here: http://datadrivenlab.org/urban/about/downloads/.
2016 Environmental Performance Index - Full Report
The 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on air quality, water and sanitation, fisheries, forestry, biodiversity and habitat, and climate change and energy. For more information see: www.epi2016.yale.edu.
CT Solar Scorecards
In partnership with the Connecticut Green Bank, Data-Driven Yale developed scorecards ranking residential solar PV in each of the state’s 69 towns. See the website and final report here: http://www.ctsolarscoreboard.com/.