What’s missing?

Considering the types of information deemed relevant to address climate change and the types of information currently available in the public domain through global, regional, or national sources, we see a need for increased awareness of data collection and publication efforts, as well as greater availability/synergies of a wider set of environmental and socio-economic information to better understand:

  • the demographic, socio-economic and technological factors driving GHG emissions and vulnerability to climate impacts;

  • the adaptive capacity of different sectors of the economy and of society;

  • the likely impacts of climate change on marginalized groups and its effects on existing inequalities and other social and economic challenges (e.g. gender-disaggregated data);

  • the effects of policies and programs on GHG emissions and climate preparedness.