The Urban Environment and Social Inclusion Index (UESI) is a first-of-its-kind tool that leverages high-resolution, large-scale data to reveal how cities perform at the intersection of environment and social equity.
Disclaimer: Not all data is available on the portal at this moment. Data subject to updates
Global cities still facing challenges in environmental performance and equity: The Urban Environment and Social Inclusion Index update.
We have updated the Urban and Environment Social Inclusion Index (UESI), the first and only spatially-explicit index measuring cities’ environmental performance, equity, and progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 11, which charges urban areas to be sustainable...
DDL Receives Grant to Continue Research on the UESI and NZT HERO
The Data-Driven EnviroLab has been awarded two grants to continue work on two groundbreaking research projects: the Urban Environment and Social Inclusion Index (UESI) and Net Zero HERO: High-Performance Extraction and Retrieval Operation (NZT HERO). Both projects...
The mental health consequences of governmental failures in the provision of clean water
This blog was written by Tuviere Onookome-Okome, a researcher in epidemiology at DDL and the Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness.
PBS SciNC segment features DDL’s #HeatWatch campaign
Image Credit: PBS North Carolina This week, PBS SciNC aired a segment on urban heat in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Triangle, featuring commentary from DDL director Angel Hsu and findings from DDL’s participation in the Urban Heat Watch project completed last...
Not all tree canopy is created equally
This blog was written by Tuviere Onookome-Okome, a researcher at DDL and the Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness. Trees are a vital part of any community. Benefits from trees include the ability to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the...
Mapping Nature Play Spaces in New York City (SCSC)
This blog was written by Laura Murphy, Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness Fellow and DDL collaborator.