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“Carbon dioxide data is not on the world’s dashboard” says Hans Rosling

*[Professor Hans Rosling](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Rosling), co-founder and chairman of the [Gapminder Foundation](http://www.gapminder.org/) and [Advisory Board Member](http://okfn.org/about/team/board/#professor-hans-rosling) at the Open Knowledge Foundation, received a standing ovation for his keynote at [OKFestival](http://okfestival.org/) in Helsinki in September in which he [urged open data advocates to demand CO2 data from governments around the world](http://blog.okfn.org/2012/09/21/demand-carbon-dioxide-data-says-hans-rosling-to-open-data-advocates-at-okfestival/).* *Following on from this, the Open Knowledge […]

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Carbon Emissions

A little tweak to the broken carbon dashboard

Reposted from hiyamaya.wordpress.com The broken dashboard Over the past ten years it has become an almost universal requirement for major global companies to measure and report on their carbon emissions. Data has mounted up, awards have been made and rankings drawn up to sort the leaders from the laggards. The quality of the data and its […]

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Carbon Emissions

Introducing OpenOil

This blog post is written by Zara Rahman and is cross-posted from the Open Economics Blog. About OpenOil and transparency I work for a transparency organisation and small publishing house, called OpenOil. We work on resource curse issues: trying to ensure that citizens of resource-rich countries can reap the benefits of their natural resources. Since […]

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Announcements

Launching the Open Sustainability Working Group

This blog post is written by Jorge Zapico, researcher at the Center for Sustainable Communications at KTH The Royal Institute of Technology and Velichka Dimitrova, Project Coordinator for Economics and Energy at the Open Knowledge Foundation Sign up to Open Sustainability Sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. We are facing […]

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