Data and Climate Science

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Can big data help in the fight against climate change? It already is! Climate scientists are harnessing the power of big data to help them solve one of the greatest challenges of our time. From charting warming ocean temperatures to tracking carbon emissions, big data has a lot to offer when it comes to stopping climate change.


Sustainable Development and Big Data: This United Nations website outlines how data informs steps for a more sustainable future.

How Big Data Helps in the Fight Against Climate Change An article from Inside Big Data provides an overview of the links between data science and climate science.

US Air Pollution Still Kills Thousands Every Year A National Public Radio article about the research of Nobel Conference speaker Francesca Dominici.

Big Data Can Help Us Fight Climate Change This article, which contains two short videos, is an overview of data and climate change.