White House Launches Climate Data Initiative
Today, delivering on a commitment in the President's Climate Action Plan, the Administration launched the Climate Data Initiative. This ambitious new effort brings together open government data and design competitions with commitments from the private and philanthropic sectors to develop data-driven tools that communities across America need to plan for the impacts of
With the launch of the Climate Data Initiative, data from NOAA, NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Department of Defense, and other Federal agencies will be featured on climate.data.gov, a new section within data.gov that opens for business today. The first batch of climate data being made available will focus on coastal flooding and sea level rise. NOAA and NASA will also be announcing an innovation challenge calling on researchers and developers to create data-driven simulations to help plan for the future and to educate the public about the
Across the country, state and local leaders are on the front lines of climate change. While no single weather event can be attributed to climate change, changing climate is making many kinds of
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To watch the launch of the Climate Data Initiative live at 5:15 ET, please click here.
For the Climate Data Initiative fact sheet, please click here.