Entries by William Dougherty

AGEDI Participation in The Data for Development Festival

October 21-25 the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development (GPSDD) held a Data for Development Festival in Bristol, UK.  The international event brought together over  300 passionate data experts  and advocates to network and to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas about creating and using data to enabling sustainable development.  The event provided opportunity to meet old […]

IPBES Summary for Policy Makers released for Land Degradation and Restoration

The AGEDI team would like to extend a warm congratulations to IPBES, their co-chairs and the chairs of the report for the recently released summary for policy makers for the Land Degradation and Restoration report. Providing the best-available evidence for policymakers to make better-informed decisions, the report draws on more than 3,000 scientific, Government, indigenous […]

Publication Now Online! Public Health Co-benefits to reducing GHGs

Very happy to have our PIs from CCRG and NCAR have our study “Public Health Co-Benefits of the Diffusion of Innovative Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Technologies in Abu Dhabi” be published! It can be downloaded at: https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/public-health-cobenefits-of-the-diffusion-of-innovative-greenhouse-gasmitigation-technologies-in-abu-dhabi.php?aid=94601 Abstract The emirate of Abu Dhabi has been active in the implementation of innovative technologies to reduce its carbon footprint from […]

Newest Eye on Earth Webinar Announced for February 7th 2018!

JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR ON TUE FEB 07, 2018 AT 12:00 PM UTC   DURATION 1 HOUR.   The open source “Open Data Cube” platform and the Digital Earth Australia Case Study by Dr Stuart Minchin of Geoscience Australia   REGISTER NOW!   HTTPS://ATTENDEE.GOTOWEBINAR.COM/REGISTER/7424241548289224451    All registrants receive a link to the recording – please register […]

Accelerated Deployment of IRIS in 2018

Following a very successful launch on 2 December 2017, the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS), is gearing up for an accelerated deployment in 2018.  Indeed, Phase III of the “Capacity Building Programme on Environment Statistics in Africa” will start later this month; a group of selected pilot countries (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, The […]

Latest Eye on Earth Webinar Recording now available online

Happy to share that our last webinar by Ecocity Builders on Data Driven Cities for Climate Resilience is now available online incase that you missed it on our webinar page According to UN Habitat the effects of urbanization and climate change are converging: cities cover less than 2% of the earth’s surface, use 78% of world energy, and produce […]

AGEDI launches the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) at the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya

Abu Dhabi, UAE: 20 December 2017: Following a successful collaboration between Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and UN Environment, the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) launched the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) during the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment that took place during the third session of the UN Environment […]

Revamped Eye on Earth Website Now Online!

The Eye on Earth Network Coordination Unit (NCU), which AGEDI is part of, is pleased to announce that the revamped Eye on Earth website is now online at www.eye-on-earth.net! The new website gives the user an insight into the three Focal Areas that now define Eye on Earth’s scope of activities; one can also view […]