A Step Towards A Common Vocabulary for Climate Change Information


Locating good quality and relevant information to help address climate change can be a challenging and time consuming task. Paradoxically, in an increasingly interconnected and information rich world, the sheer volume of information being produced globally and the multiplicity of possible sources can make identifying and accessing the right information for your own particular context and needs increasingly difficult.

A new project being developed by three organisations, each with their own particular interests in climate knowledge sharing, aims to make a small contribution towards addressing this issue.

The  project  partners  – Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC),the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) aim to develop  a shared Linked  Open  Data  (LOD)  thesaurus  which bring together and build on each of their  independently  developed  controlled  vocabularies .

SPREP  has developed  a  controlled  vocabulary  in  collaboration  with  the…

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