KNOEMA: Environment Data Atlas

10+ public environment-related datasets from OECD, UN, World Bank, EDGAR, and other authoritative sources.


The Environment Data Atlas is a collection of data on topics such as emissions, climate change, air quality, water and sanitation, biodiversity, forests, land and wildlife resources, use of fertilizers, waste, and natural disasters. Some of the most important indicators covered in this domain include CO2 emissions, greenhouse gas emissions, PM2.5 air pollution, freshwater withdrawals, the share of forest area, municipal waste treatment, and more.

Topics covered:
– Emissions
– Climate Change
– Water and Sanitation
– Biodiversity
– Forests
– Weather

Datasets include:
– EDGAR Global GHG and CO2 Emissions
– UNSD Global Environment Statistics
– World Bank Climate Change
– UNFCCC Greenhouse Gas Database
– NOAA Daily Weather Data Across the World
– Environmental Performance Index
– 5 others

Please see reference table ENVIRONMENT.DATASETS that includes the list of all tables/datasets included in this listing, with key details on each table/dataset including name, source, frequency of refresh, source, documentation on data, etc.

Fields include:
– CO2 emissions
– Consumption of ozone-depleting substances
– GHG emissions
– PM2.5 air pollution
– Use of fertilizers
– Temperature, wind speed, pressure, precipitation amount

Sources include OECD, UN, World Bank, EDGAR, Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, BP, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Datasets are updated within 1-7 days of the most recent data being made available by the underlying reporter. More detail on each of the datasets, fields, and sources included in the share can be found at the link in our documentation.

Use cases
– Assessing risks of climate change
– Estimating environmental costs

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