Challenger : World Bank
In a nutshell : Is it possible to provide a richer, more detailed and up-to-date understanding of climate finance commitments and spending by countries and donors around the world?
The case for climate action has never been stronger. Current weather extremes, such as storms, floods and drought, are becoming more frequent and intense, affecting millions of people across the world. Climate change is threatening global water and food security, agricultural supply chains, and many coastal cities. The poor are uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and the need for action is urgent.
The 2015 Paris Accord set a target of $100 billion to address the climate mitigation and
adaptation needs of developing countries. Although much of this financing comes from
governments and international organizations, efforts to track commitments and spending are poorly understood and not communicated well. Authoritative updates are sporadic at best, so how do we ensure that the phrase “on track” actually describes real efforts by countries to meet obligations?
Challenger representative: Francesco Ciriaci (Business Process Officer, World Bank)
Mentors : Francesco Ciriaci (Business Process Officer, World Bank) + Samuel Fraiberger (Data Scientist, World Bank) + Anna Alberts (Open Knowledge Germany) + Jamie Gilman (Designer, Beyond Words Studio) + Oscar Montiel (International community coordinator, Open Knowledge Foundation International)