2016 Environmental Performance Index

2016 Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a biennial ranking of how well countries perform on high-priority environmental issues, including air quality, climate change and energy, forests and fisheries. The latest 2016 EPI is the 11th iteration of the leading...
Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions

Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions

Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions (GGCA) is a series of open dialogues that aims to bring the groundswell of climate actions from cities, regions, companies, and other groups to a higher level of scale and ambition. Its objectives include: Increasing...
Non-State and Sub-National Climate Action

Non-State and Sub-National Climate Action

As of June 2016, more than 11,000 commitments to climate action have been pledged by companies, cities, investors, and citizens. The Non-State Actor Zone for Climate Action (NAZCA) is the most comprehensive platform tracking these actions. Data-Driven Yale has been...
Understanding China’s Energy and Environmental Policy

Understanding China’s Energy and Environmental Policy

Issues of security, the long-term sustainability of current resource consumption and growth, and the need for innovative technology and policy are all challenges China’s energy system faces. At the same time, as the world’s largest consumer of energy and emitter of...
‘Third-Wave’ Data and the Environment

‘Third-Wave’ Data and the Environment

We live in an age of mass information and sensory technologies. Want to know today’s air quality in Beijing? Or what bird species are in your neighborhood? There are apps for that. Despite the continuous generation of information, much of the data needed to assess and...
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