Climate Change

Human influence on the climate system is clear, and recent anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are the highest in history. Recent climate change have had widespread impacts on human and natural systems.

IPCC, AR5 headline Statements

Climate change is no longer a long-term problem. We are confronted now with a global climate crisis. The point of no-return is no longer over the horizon. It is in sight and hurtling towards us.

Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General
Information & Knowledge

DPSIR climate change platform

Drivers Pressure States Impacts Responses
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Demographic and economic developments in societies overall levels of consumption, and production pattern

Pressures on the environment from human activities: they include the  release of substances (GHG emissions), and the use of resources


Condition of the ecosystems:
it gives a description of the quantity and quality of
physical (temperature), biological  (fish stocks) and chemical phenomena ( CO2 concentrations)

The changes in the physical, chemical or biological state of the environment: health, resources availability, biodiversity loss…

Actions to prevent, compensate, ameliorate
or adapt to changes in the state of the environment


Data and Information
Geospatial Information Essential Climate Variables 
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Explore the most relevant geospatial data on climate change

A collection of almost real time Interactive charts