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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