Digital Climate Projects Database

Explore our database to see how innovators around the world are using digital technologies for climate action. Find exciting projects to collaborate on or share your own!

The Digital Climate Projects Database was developed under the Re-imagining Climate Governance in the Digital Age Project, led by Sustainability in the Digital Age and Future Earth in partnership with ClimateWorks Foundation. The database aims to 1) increase awareness of global projects using digital tools to strengthen climate action and 2) to increase knowledge sharing and connectivity.

Projects

The database collects projects that:

  1. Help reduce the sources or increase the sinks of greenhouse gas emissions; 
  2. Leverage digital tools, and; 
  3. Aim to influence, impact, or inform governmental and non-governmental decision making processes.

Database

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Project NameDescriptionOperating Region
[e]gainUsing a wide range of digital tools, including artificial intelligence, big data analyses, and sensors, [e]gain works to digitize buildings and increase energy savings. Worldwide
#DigitalTransport4AfricaAn online open data source providing information on public transport across Africa to support urban mobility projects and the sustainability of the transport sector. Africa
#REDDChain PlatformThe #REDD-Chain Project (RCP) is a forest management initiative that uses IoT, blockchain and AI to improve monitoring, reporting and facilitate easier accounting of forest carbon storage.Southern America
ABALOBIABALOBI is a digital logbook for small-scale fisheries in the form of a mobile application, where they can record and report their sustainable fishing practices, enabling consumers to track the sustainability of their seafood meals. Africa
ABBABB is equipping regions with smart grids to help increase the use of renewable energies and improve the reliability of energy supply.Africa
Advanced Microgrid SolutionsAMS's AI-powered software optimizes the value of renewables, batteries, and asset portfolios for greater and efficient clean energy use. North America, Asia
Africa Soil Information ServiceAfrica Soil Information Service leverages satellites and remote sensing technologies to provide data on Africa's soils to help reduce ecological footprints, increase agricultural productivity, and support landscape restoration efforts.Africa
AfriGEO:The African Group on Earth ObservationsAfriGEO is an intergovernmental partnership that focuses on making available earth observation data from both remote sensors and satellites to support policy making and sustainability initiatives across the continent of Africa. Africa
AgriBORALeveraging a wide range of digital tools including remote sensing, AI and machine learning, and mobile platforms, AgriBORA is connecting farmers in Africa to more services, providing financial support, and equipping them with the tools, advice and knowledge for more sustainable agricultural practices that help reduce harvest losses.Africa
AlboUsing satellites and machine learning, Albo maps, measures and monitors carbon sequestration in nature-based projects. Worldwide
Alipay Ant ForestAlipay Ant Forest mobile application encourages citizens to switch to low-carbon activities by recording and converting these actions to virtual green rewards. When accumulated, these points will result in the planting of real trees by Alipay and its partners. Using satellite imagery, Alipay allows its users to monitor the growth of these trees.Asia
Allinfra ClimateAllinfra Climate leverages blockchain technology to gather and store verifiable and auditable climate data related to a business's assets to help prove their ESG reporting and performance.Worlwide
Amazon FrontlinesAmazon Frontlines leverages drones, satellite imagery, and other mapping tools to monitor forests and illegal land invasions in the Amazon. It helps provide communities and forest protectors with the necessary information to enact action, resolve issues, and enhance protection of their lands. South America
ampleAmple uses AI & machine learning to optimize the consumption of renewable energy by modelling energy availability and energy consumption of buildings.Asia and Oceania
AutoGridAutoGrid's AI algorithms process data from smart meters and weather data to enable utilities and customers to sustainably manage distributed energy sources and shift non-essential electricity use to non-peak times. North America, Asia
aWhereaWhere leverages satellite data and other big data to provide agricultural intelligence (weather and agronomics data) to farmers, traders, buyers and policy makers to help make more informed decisions within the agricultural sector North America, Africa & Asia
BEAD DigitalBEAD digitally models buildings by using data, AI, IoT, and digital twins to assess occupancy patterns of buildings and help improve energy efficiencies.Europe, North America
BeringarLeveraging AI and sensors, Beringar helps clients reduce their carbon footprint within buildings by assesing greenhouse gas production per occpuant and increasing building space efficiency. Europe
BFLOBFLO leverages blockchain technologies and decentralized data platforms to support businesses to report and receive third party validation on ESG and SDG metrics as well as help then make informed decisions to improve their ESG and climate performance. North America
BidgelyThrough AI powered technologies, Bidgely provides consumers with detailed analyses of their energy consumption to advise on future planning and energy saving opportunities. North America
Blockchain for Climate Foundation Blockchain for Climate Foundation's aim is to put the Paris Agreement on blockchain by combining national accounting of emissions with a ledger recording international transfer of emissions reductions thus enabling transparency and accountability.Worldwide
Blok-ZBlok-Z leverages blockchain technology to digitize the transformation of the energy industry by assisting consumers and energy providers in their operations to increase efficiencies, utilize renewables, and reduce consumption. Europe
BluefieldBluefield applies AI and machine learning techniques to analyze data from ground sensors, government, and other independent sources to provide independent ESG data (such as methane emissions) on 4 million assets and 120,000 companies in over 130 countries.Worldwide
BluWave-aiBluWave-ai leverages AI to optimize energy grids and renewable energy generation.Worldwide
Brooklyn Microgrid ProjectBrooklyn Microgrid Project is a blockchain enabled platform that allows local communities to sell and buy renewable energy.North America
Building TransparencyBuilding Transparency's Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) aims to reduce emissions in the construction sector by allowing the benchmarking and assessment of embodied carbon in the procurement of construction materials to help identify supply chains with lower carbon footprints. Worldwide
BVRio - Responsible Timber ExchangeBVRio is a blockchain-enabled market to trade sustainable timber.South America
CadastaUsing mobile applications and web-based tools, Cadasta empowers communities to collect, upload, and analyze data that helps them secure land rights, protect their lands, and help make informed decisions. South America, Africa, Asia and Oceania
Carbon BlockCarbon Block, buillt on blockchain technology, automates the verification and accounting of carbon in offset projects to increase the availability of carbon credits for global markets. Worldwide
Carbon Grid ProtocolCarbon Grid Protocol enables blockchain networks to access carbon footprints and offset them by providing access to transparent carbon credits.Worldwide
Carbon Intensity APICarbon Intensity API uses machine learning and power system modelling to forecast and estimate carbon intensity of the energy supply in the United KingdomEurope
CarbonaraCarbonara by Singularity is a carbon intelligence platform that leverages machine learning to provide detailed grid carbon data, predict changes in the grid, and analyze and identify measures to optimize energy usage in order to reduce emissions and move you closer to your targets. North America
CarbonChainThe CarbonChain is an online data platform with emissions data on a wide range of commodities, helping companies in the extractive industries to track the carbon emissions of their supply chains.Worldwide
CarbonSimCarbonSim is an online AI powered simulation of a carbon market. The simulation acts as a learning platform, for stakeholders to study the principles of emissions trading and gain risk-free experiences.Worldwide
CarbonXCarbonX is a personal carbon trading platform that invests in climate mitigation projects by converting carbon offsets into tradable tokens in a blockchain that can be sold to consumers to help offset their emissions. North America
Caribbean Weather Impacts GroupThe online weather portal provides climate data and projections for the Carribean region to help institutions and climate scientists assess future impacts of climate change in the region. North America
Catalpa- Monitoring protected areas in Papua New GuineaThe project leverages low tech solutions such as mobile phone applications to help local communities report threats or changes to protected areas by allowing users to record GPS coordinates, upload images, and other information.Oceania
CedarCoinCedar Coin is a digital token supported by blockchain technology used to finance reforestation efforts in Lebanon.Europe
CervestUsing AI, Cervest analyses and provides entreprises with data on climate intelligence, including climate risks, enabling them to adapt and decarbonize for a more sustainable future. Europe
CGIARCGIAR's digital climate smart agriculture project aims to provide advisory messages to farmers and increase data availability via digital tools to strengthen sustainable agriculture practices.South America
CityzenithCityzenith leverages digital twin technologies to model and optimize energy efficiency at building and city scales. North America, Europe, Aisa
CLASlite, managed by i-cultiverUsing an automated system, CLASlite converts satellite imagery into detailed maps to provide high resolution agriculture and forest land monitoring. Worldwide
CLASPCLASP provides free digital online tools to calculate the impact of different national carbon reduction policies for appliances and equipment, in order to help prioritize the most impactful policies. It also presents digital databases that compare verified performances of solar powered appliances to help increase demand and usage.North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa
ClearTraceUsing sensors and other connected devices, ClearTrace collects and converts energy production and consumption data of enterprises into acccountable and verifiable data that can be accessed on their online platform. This data helps companies collect, measure, and report ESG metrics to improve their sustainability performance.Worlwide
CliMABy leveraging machine learning and high resolution data, CliMA is building an earth system model to help increase accuracies in predictions of climate related disasters, including droughts, heat waves etc. This increased level of accuracy will help decision makers better mitigate or prepare for up-coming environmental challenges.Worldwide
Climate Action EngineThe Climate Action Engine (CAE) is an online data platform which leverages IoT and satellite technology to provide real-time emissions data on oil and gas producers. Worldwide
Climate Data GuideThe Climate Data Guide is a platform that provides information on observational datasets, tools and methods to evaluate the Earth and climate system. Worlwide
Climate EdgeUsing mobile services and a digital platform, Climate Edge connects small-scale farmers with global experts and field agents to help monitor metrics and provide guidance on sustainable agriculture practices in local languages. Africa & Europe
Climate FieldviewClimate Fieldview is a data platform that leverages IoT to collect, store and visualize data to enable farmers to practice precision farming.North America, Europe, South America, and Africa
Climate Policy RadarUsing machine learning and natural language processing, Climate Policy Radar is developing an analysis of the climate policy global landscape to equip decision makers with the evidence needed to transition to low-carbon economies. Worldwide
Climate Smart Tech - Climate Smart AgricultureClimate Smart Technologies leverages a wide range of digital tools including, sensors, artificial intelligence and mobile applications, to collect and analyze data that can help famers implement climate smart agricultural practices. Asia
Climate TRACEClimate Trace is building a tool that will use AI & machine learning, satellite imagery, and other remote sensing technologies to monitor worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, track anthropogenic emissions to specific sources in real-time, and make this information publicly available. Worldwide
Climate WarehouseClimate Warehouse is a World Bank initiative that uses blockchain to explore a decentralized information technology approach to connect climate markets systems.North America, South America, Asia, Europe
Climate WatchClimate Watch is an online data platform compiling different sets of climate data, visualization, and other resoucres, to help nations understand progress towards their climate goals. Worldwide
ClimateCHECKBy leveraging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and online platforms, ClimateCHECK develops and manages monitoring, reporting, and verification solutions and provides online collaboration opportunities for organizations and networks to advance their carbon emission reduction projects.Worldwide
ClimateORBClimateORB applies blockchain, sensors, and IoT to enhance air quality solutions and also tracks and records environmental data to support climate action initiatives.North America, Asia
ClimatescopeClimatescope is an online interactive report and analysis tool that allows users to evaluate and compare the conditions or readiness for low-carbon investments across different sectors and countries. South America, Europe
ClimatetradeClimatetrade uses blockchain technology to provide companies with emission offsetting services.Worldwide
ClimateViewClimateView leverages artificial intelligence to provide a framework to support cities plan, understand, and visualize the shifts needed for climate mitigation action.Asia
Cloud Agronomics (AI for Earth)Leveraging AI, cloud computing, and hyper-spectral imaging technology, Cloud Agronomics, provides farmers with high quality data to support precision farming practices and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Worldwide
CloverlyCloverly is an API for carbon offsets that uses AI & ML technology to help businesses, organizations, and individuals become carbon neutral or even carbon negative.Worldwide
CLUES by Carbon LighthouseCLUES leverages AI to analyze and identify the best opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within buildings and maximise the return on investment. North America
CodeCarbonCodeCarbon provides a digital platform to helps the AI community to assess the carbon intensity of their computing requirements and presents alternate geographical regions with lower carbon intensity for large cloud providers. North America
Connected MangrovesThe project, in partnership with Ericsson, leverages sensors and mobile services to collect data to help growers understand the current status of their mangrove saplings, identify threats, and support their sustainable management. Asia
Cool EarthCool Earth's forest monitoring initiative leverages satellites and other tools to monitor forests and detect deforestation in real-time. Communities are then alerted to in order to catalyse action. South America, Africa
CoolClimate NetworkCoolClimate provides smart decision-making tools and programs to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy. The Consumption-Based Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Policy Tool can help cities better understand priorities to reduce GHGs from a comprehensive, consumption-based perspective, with potential application to the full United States and internationally.North America
Copernicus Climate Change ServiceCorpernicus is an online free and open access data portal that provides data on climate change and impacts on a wide range of sectors in Europe to support decision making in governments and commerical sectors. Europe
Creol.ioCreol uses IoT systems, blockchain, and sensors to track, control, and reduce energy usage in commercial buildings. Emissions reduced are then converted to verified carbon tokenized units which can be sold to clients. Worldwide
DAO IPCI
Blockchain technology used to help store data and manage environmental assests and liabilities for carbon market institutions and registries.Worldwide
Data Cooperative, SUBAKSubak's Data Cooperative is aiming break data silos and establish an online network of connected climate data to support climate action by non-profits. Worldwide
DeepMind Google Partnership for Wind Energy OptimizationThrough machine learning and historical turbine data, this partnership is predicting wind power capacity in turbines to optimize renewable energy usage.North America, South America
Dendra Systems Leveraging artificial intelligence and drones, Dendra Systems increases the efficiency and accuracy of aerial planting for reforestation and landscape restoration.Worldwide
Destination Earth (DestinE)DestinE's objective is to build a high precision digital model of the Earth system to help monitor ecosystems and simulate future scenarios to strengthen policy making and sustainable development. The program will leverage artificial intelligence, digital twin technology, among other tools to develop their digital platform. Europe
Deutsche Telekom Smart BinThrough the use of remote sensors and IoT, the Deutsche Telekom Smart Bins increase efficiencies of utility companies by enabling dynamic routing and reducing logistic costs by up to 40%, hence reducing CO2 emissions. Europe
Digital Earth AfricaUsing satellite imagery, the Digital Earth Africa platform will provide historical data over a wide range of geographical features and environmental issues to help decision makers address key challenges within the continent of Africa. Africa
Digital Green FarmStackVia mobile applications, Digital Green promotes data sharing between agricultural stakeholders, including farmers, experts, buyers etc, to increase productivity, reduce harvest losses, better preserve natural resources and maximise profits to farmers. Farmstack, their latest application, helps build trust by reimagining data sharing and allowing farmers and other actors to control how their data is shared. Asia, Africa
Earth LedgerEarth Ledger is a registry and platform of sustainability challenges and projects that allows verified actors to collaborate and implement solutions. They adopt blockchain technologies to distribute resources based on network consensus voting and enable accountability for smart contracts. Worlwide
Earth TokenA cryptocurrency focused on tackling environmental issues. The Natural Asset Exchange blockchain platform and Earth Token cryptocurrency creates a Natural Asset Marketplace that allows all stakeholders in the climate value chain to participate. Worldwide
EartheumA decentralized platform, powered by blockchain technology, for accounting carbon emissions. Worldwide
ECO coinECO coins are a cryptocurrency that can be earned through sustainable actions and can be redeemed for product, services, or experiences. Europe
EcometricaThrough their Forests 2020 program, Ecometrica uses satellite imagery to provide near real time data on deforestation to catalyse forest alerts to detect logging and better land management practices. They also analyse the data to provide information on potential restoration areas within landscapes to support national reforestation and landscape restoration plans. Africa & Europe
EcoRegistryEcoRegistry is a blockchain based carbon market platform to help increase traceability and realiability of carbon credits.Southern America
electrictyMAPelectricityMAP's open data visualization platform provides data on hourly electricity production, consumption, and associated carbon intensity across 100 countries to help assess the impact on climate. North & South America, Europe, Asia & Oceania
Element AIElement AI leverages its AI technology to run energy-efficient manufacturing processes by predicting fluctuations in the industrial processes.Worldwide
Energy Blockchain Labs Inc.An IBM blockchain technology platform that allows companies to monitor their carbon footprints and buy credit from low emitting companies.Asia
EnMAPEnMAP leverages satellite imagery to monitor and measure processes within our ecosystems to help determine their statuses and support their sustainable management.Worldwide
Environmental Insights ExplorerThe Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) leverages google mapping and machine learning to help cities identify and strategize plans to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.Worldwide
EP&T GlobalEP&T uses IoT sensors to generate datasets on commercial building performance and applies machine learning to identify changes that clients can adopt to increase water and energy usage efficiencies. Worldwide
EquigyEquigy is a crowd balancing energy platform. It helps balance the fluctuations of energy supply and demand by allowing consumers to participate via flexible energy storage devices such as batteries, electric cars, to store more energy when energy supply is high. These energy transactions are recorded and stored using smart sensors and blockchain technologies. Europe
EW ZeroEW Zero provides a single digital entry point for renewable energy buyers by using blockchain technology allowing for a digital, open-source, global market hub.Worldwide
ExergenicsBy leveraging artificial intelligence, digital twin technologies and analyzing building data, Exergenics identifies measures and steps that can be taken to optimize a building's chilled water plant's operations and reduce energy usage. Oceania
FairVenturesFairventures Social Forestry’s community agroforestry project adopts drone and cloud-based technologies to identify degraded spaces for agroforestry and to detect fire and deforestation risks. Through this, the project aims to reduce investment risks and improve the business model for community building and landscape restoration. Asia
FarmRiseA mobile application to provide farmers with information on market and weather forecasts and advice to help reduce harvest losses and promote sustainable agricultural practices.Asia
Fetch.aiFetch.ai is simplifying AI and digital twins and making it easy for businesses and individuals to apply and adopt them at different scales to help solve complex data challenges and increase efficiencies across different operations. Europe
FlexiDAOFlexiDAO is a renewable energy monitoring software that leverages blockchain to provide companies with accurate and transparent hourly energy supply and consumption data. The information allows companies to monitor and measure progress towards decarbonization. Europe
Flock FreightFlock Freight leverages its cloud-based computing technology to identify opportunities to combine different shipments going in the same route into one shared truckload to help reduce emissions in deliveries and shipments.North America
ForestLinkThe ForestLink is an easy to use real-time forest monitoring system. The mobile application allows community leaders to send illegal deforestation alerts and evidence via satellite connections to NGOs and government officials to help them take legal action. South America and Africa
Forests 2020Through the use of satellite to enhance forest monitoring, Forests 2020 support the protection of forests across different nations. South America, Africa and Asia
GainForest (AI for Earth)Leveraging remote sensing, satellites, and artificial intelligence, GainForest allows forest restoration work to be monitored, verified, and valued. Through the use of blockchain technology, GainForest allows the transaction of of these rewards for restoration work. South America
GCash ForestGCash Forest is a feature of the GCash app that helps users earn energy points through low-carbon activities which can lead to the planting and nuturing of native trees in the Philipines, contributing to reforestation efforts across the nation. Asia
GE DigitalLeveraging digital tools such as artificial intelligence and digital twins, GE digital provides data to increase efficiencies and move towards decarbonization across different industries.Worldwide
geogeo is an integrated home management system that leverages machine learning and sensors to analyze data and automate energy saving changes to utilities within a household. Europe
GeoAsset Project - The Spatial Finance InitiativeGeoAsset use AI, sensors, and satellites to collect, verify, and distribute asset-level data to companies to support spatial planning and financing. Worldwide
GeoFinancial Analytics - Methane ScanThe Methane Scan leverages remote sensing tools and blockchain technology to rate and store methane emissions data from the top 100 energy producers in the world. Worldwide
geoFootprintgeoFootprint leverages satellite data and other environmental data to visualize the environmental footprints of key commodity crops to help reduce impact and increase sustainability of supply chains. Worldwide
GHGSatGHGSat leverages satellite imagery to monitor and detect methane gas leaks across operations of oil, gas, and coal companies.Worldwide
Global Fishing WatchLeveraging AI & machine learning to analyze big data and satellite imagery, the Global Fishing Watch is developing an open-access data visualization platform to track, monitor, and assess impacts of ocean fishing vessels worldwide. Worldwide
Global Forest WatchGlobal Forest Watch (GFW) is an online platform that provides data and tools for monitoring forests and providing real-time information on forests worldwide.Worldwide
Global Land Analysis & DiscoveryThe Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) uses satellite imagery to investigate methods, causes, and impacts of global land surface change.America( USA)
Global Mangrove TrustThe Global Mangrove Trust enables businesses and individuals to offset emissions and footprints by allowing them to transfer payments towards mangrove restoration projects, using blockchain technology to increase transparency .Asia
Global Wetlands MapThe Global Wetlands Map leverages satellite imagery and data to develop maps on tropical wetlands across the world. Worldwide
GMIBS ProjectResearch and development of an "early warning system linked to civilian defense protection systems". To be deployed by small cities, towns, and villages. To assist at-risk communities, that want to stay in place during climate and environmental changes taking place around them.Worldwide
Google Earth EngineGoogle Earth Engine uses satellite imagery, geospatial datasets and planetary-scale analysis to help users( sceitistists, researchers, and developers) to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on Earth’s surface.Worldwide
Green Horizons (IBM)Leveraging artificial intelligence and remote sensing, IBM's Green Horizons predicts air pollution levels 72 hours in advance to allow China's capital to plan accordingly to reduce pollutants as well as warn citizens.Asia
GreenChainGreenChain leverage blockchain technologies to support decentralized, transparent, and open environmental certification processes for businesses. Worldwide
greenventoryGreenventory leverages artificial intelligence, satellite imagery, and remote sensing to improve grid planning, create energy concepts, and optimize the CO2 footprint of energy systems.Europe
Gro IntelligenceLeveraging AI, Gro Intelligence analyzes the inter-relationships between the environment and the economy to help businesses operate more sustainably and reduce climate risk, e.g identifying more sustainable and resilient supply chains.North America, Africa & Asia
Huatacondo MicrogridA community managed smart grid in the Andes Mountains that forcasts and switches to renewable energy when available, reducing consuption of diesel by 50% for the region. South America
i-EMi-EM utilizes a wide range of digital tools, including drones, satellites, and AI to increase efficiencies in renewable energy production.Worldwide
Intelligent Communities LifecycleICL leverages AI and digital twins to model and develop technologies that help minimize energy consumption within buildings and move towards zero-carbon targets. Worldwide
International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO)To support data-driven methane mitigation measures and monitor the Global Methane Pledge, the IMEO is developing a global database of verified methane emissions by bringing together different data sources, including satellite imagery data. Europe, Africa, Asia, & North & South America
Internet of TreesUsing sensors, Internet of Trees is a monitoring tool for forest fire prevention in Honduras. South America
IoT-enabled Real-time Energy Analytics Platform (i-REAP) for commercial buildings projects at Big-DEAL UWE BristolUsing IoT and sensors, the Big-DEAL projects aim to increase efficiencies within buildings to reduce carbon emissions.Europe
KrackenFlexKraken Flex is a cloud-based platform that uses machine learning and AI to more efficiently manage distributed energy assets to match supply and demand. Worldwide
LandMarkLandMark is an interactive online platform that provides maps and information on the lands held by Indigenous Peoples and local communities, to help them secure land rights and protect their territories. Worldwide
Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization (LPDD)The LPDD online data platform provides more than 1000 model and actual federal, state, and local laws all in one location that legislatues can review, customize, and adopt to help in their goals to reduce GHG emissions.North America
Lipon GroupSustainable energy generators and storage system - Working on research projects supporting to SDG and government policies through sustainable education and sharing energy systems Asia
LO3EnergyLO3Energy is a peer-to-peer energy exchange platform leveraging blockchain technologies to support and accelerate the use of distributed energy resources and renewable energy across communities.North America
LocusLocus is a logistics planning tool that leverages AI to automate supply chains and delivery routes to increase efficiencies and reduce greenhouse gas emisisons. Asia and North America
Mapping AfricaLeveraging AI and satellite imagery, Mapping Africa produces high quality maps of croplands to increase the knowledge base, support informed decision making, and strengthen harvests. Africa
MappingForRightsThe initiative equips forest guardians with mobile devices and other low-cost tools to help them map, monitor, and protect their lands and forests. Africa
Mercy Corps' AGRIFINAgrifin is promoting the digitization of the farming sector with small-scale farmers across different applications, including increasing access to finances, capacity and resilience building, and farming advisories.Africa & Asia
MethaneSATMethaneSAT uses satellite imagery to locate and quantify methane emissions to help companies monitor, measure, and reduce their methane emissions.Worldwide
my.FirstClimateAn online digital platform by First Climate to help companies calculate their carbon footprint, attain Energy Attribute Certificates, and offset emissions. Europe
mySociety/Declare a climate emergencymySociety empowers citizens to participate in decision making processes by increasing access to information and creating opportunities to communicate issues to local governments. The digital platform created for the Climate Assembly UK for example gathered over 100 citizens to collect insights on how the UK should move towards net zero. Europe
National Climate Change Metrics System (SINAMECC)An online climate change metrics platform to support Costa Rica to build capacity and monitor efforts within the country. South America
Nature 4 CitiesA comprehensive data platform for Nature Based Solutions (NBS) that provides technical solutions, methods, and the tools to manage stakeholder participation processes.Europe
Nature MapThe online Nature Map is an interactive map that combines data on biodiversity, carbon storage, and other nature services, to help decison makers identify the best conservation and restoration locations to promote Nature-Based-Solutions for climate change mitigation and ecosystem conservation.Worldwide
NCAR Solar Power Forecasting PartnershipUses AI and satellite imagery to forecast solar energy. North America
NCXNCX is a blockchain ledger that provides a marketplace for forest carbon payments.North America
NespressoNespresso leverages the OpenSC platform to track the supply chain of their coffee bags. In addition to the increased transparency provided by OpenSC through blockchain & artificial intelligence, Nespresso also leverages this technology to ensure farmers recieve a premium payment for their work. Africa
NewClimate Climate Policy DatabaseThe NewClimate open access online database collates climate change mitigation policies mitigation to support policy analysis and inspire good practice. Worldwide
NnergixNergix develops predictive algorithm anaytics for renewable energies through the integration of different data sources and machine learning to improve facility performance.Europe
NoriNori is a blockchain supported carbon market that sells verified and quantified carbon credits, converted from carbon sequestration recorded by farmers in North America. North America
Octopus EnergyOctoptus Energy leverages artificial intelligence to optimize their customers' energy usage by automating energy saving procedures.North America, Europe, Asia
OhmConnectOhmConnect's AI technology detects energy saving opportunities for clients and help them reduce energy consumption and redeem benefits for their emission reductions. North America
Open ClimateOpenClimate is developing a global and integrated climate accounting system using blockchain technology to help track and report carbon emission reductions and contribute towards the global stocktake of the Paris Agreement. Worldwide
Open Climate Fix - Forecasting ProjectLeveraging machine learning to combine satellite images, the Open Climate Fix - Forecasting Project provides "nowcasting - forecasting for the next hours" data on solar energy availability to reduce investment risk and increase usage of renewable energy. Europe
Open CorridorOpen Corridor's data-driven tools provide an end-to-end solution for building resilience in communities, the economy and the environment. Supporting governments and communities in building a low-carbon, climate-resilient, just, and inclusive future.Oceania, Europe, North America
Open ForestsOpen Forests leverages a series of digital tools, including an online data visualization platform and remote sensing, to support forest restoration projects by allowing local actors and investors to better monitor progress and assess impact. Europe
Open ForisOpen Foris provides a selection of open-source software tools for environmental data collection, earth system observation, monitoring, anaylsis, and reporting. The software made available leverages tools such as satellite imagery among others.Worldwide
Open-Source Climate (OS-C)OS-C is building an open data source that will combine data and modelling to build an AI powered physical-economic model to support vital applications needed to accelerate climate related investments worldwide, e.g scenario-based predictive analytic tools and investment products.Worldwide
OpenScOpenSc leverages a combination of digital tools including AI & machine learning, blockchain technologies, and remote sensing to help organizations trace, monitor, and verify their sustainability claims in their supply chains.Worldwide
OpenTEKOpenTEK is a free and open source technology to document, visualize and share local impacts of climate change. OpenTEK allows creating online platforms designed as progressive web-apps (PWA), in which users can visualize existing geolocalized data and contribute new data from any device and while in the field.World
OpowerOpower uses Artificil Inteligence technology and behavioral science to provide targetted analysis data to consumers to encourage behavioural change and increase energy use efficiencies.Worldwide
OroecoOroeco is a mobile app that aims to incentivize individuals to reduce their carbon footprints by placing a carbon value on what they buy, eat, and do, and allows them to compare with neighbors and friends. Worldwide
PachamaPachama leverages satellite imagery and artificial intelligence to monitor and validate carbon sequestration projects and provides a marketplace to buy and sell validated carbon credits. North America, South Amercia, Asia and Africa
PanoramaPanorama's online data platform visualizes carbon emissions in Sweden and evaluates how they can be reduced. The platform aims to support policy makers working towards the decarbonization of the country. Europe
PemPemPempem leverages mobile applications to help micro-enterprises increase efficiencies and sustainability of fragmented commodity supply chains. Asia
PlanetPlanet provides high quality satellite data, updated daily, on sectors such as forestry and agriculture to support sustainable decision making processes. Worldwide
Planetary ComputerPlantetary Computer's data catalogue collates and provides open access to environmental monitoring data to support sustainability decision making processes. Worldwide
PoseidonPoseidon leverages AI and blockchain to calculate the carbon footprint of a product or service, and offsets these emissions by purchasing verified carbon credits with information stored using blockchain for transparency and accountability. Poseidon's reduce mobile application brings forward this service to retailers, allowing consumers to offset the carbon footprint of the products or services they are purchasing at the point of sale. Europe, Asia
Power LedgerThe Power Ledger is a platform that uses bockchain technology to allow for trading renewable energy and environmental commodities. Australia
powerpeersPower peers is a community-based energy sharing platform where users can sell and buy renewable energy produced within the community using blockchain technologies. Europe
Qube TechnologiesQube leverages sensors and artificial intelligence to continuously monitor emissions at oil and gas industries to detect leaks and help reduce emisisons. North America
Rainforest ConnectionRainforest Connection helps prevent deforestation by using IoT monitoring devices to detect and alert forest protectors of illegal logging activity.North America, South America
Rainforest Foundation USRainforest Foundation supports Indigenous Peoples and organizations to protect their environments by providing trainings and tools such as smartphones, satellites, and drones.Central and South America
Rapid Flow TechnologyRapid Flow Technologies utilizes "Surtrac" an AI system to collect and analyze sensor and camera data from traffic lights to revolutionalize traffic control, increase efficiencies, and reduce emissions. North America
REexplorerRE Data Explorer is a geospatial analysis tool that leverages satellite data to analyze the potential of renewable energy in a given geographical area. Worldwide
Reforestum Reforestum sells traceable carbon credits, verified using remote sensing and artificial intelligence, on online platforms to support businesses and individuals achieve their climate goals. Worldwide
Regen NetworkRegen Network is an online platform that allows land owners to report and sell their ecosystem services, including carbon sequestration services, to buyers looking to offset or reduce their carbon footprint. Worldwide
Regreening Africa AppTo supoprt landscape restoration across the sub-Saharan Africa, the Regreening Africa App allows farmers and partners to collect and monitor data on tree growth and other restoration work carried by farmers on their lands.Africa
ReneumReneum uses blockchain technology to build a carbon market from renewable energy producers. Asia
Resource WatchResource Watch is an online data platform that provides trusted and timely information on hundreds of datasets on a wide range of natural resources and challenges (e.g climate change, water risk, pollution) and human well-being to support sustainability decision making. Worldwide
RESTECRESTEC collects data and imagery from satellites and other remote sensing technologies to aid decision making and environmental management processes. Asia
RestorRestor is an open data and collaborative platform to connect restoration actors across the world to each other, as well as to scientific data, supply chains, funding, and more, to support their work and increase impact. Worldwide
SatelligenceUsing remote sensing such as satellite imagery and AI, Satelligence anaylses and tracks supply chains to assess risks and notify customers in order to reduce deforestation, land degradation, biodiversity loss, and more.Worldwide
Scheider Electric GlobalLeveraging remote sensors, digital twins and other connected digital tools, Scheider Electric Global provides many digital solutions for electric power and distribution as well as energy usage in buildings to increase efficiency and reduce GHG emissions. Worldwide
Screaming PowerScreaming Power's Scream Utility is an AI and IoT backed mobile app that allows customers to track/monitor/analyze their hydro, water and gas consumption. It helps encourage cosumers to conserve energy consumption and track their progress and savings. North America
SIGNOLSIGNOL is an application and a digital platform that provides targetted data, including behavioural patterns, to pilots to help increase efficiencies and reduce fuel usage. North America and Europe
Solar Impusle FoundationSolar Impulse Foundation's online platform provides over 1,000 sustainability solutions that businesses and other stakeholders can select to meet their green targets.Worldwide
SolarCoinTo help reduce costs of producing renewable energy, energy producers are rewarded with SolarCoins, a type of cyrptocurrency, which can be exchanged for government currencies or exchanged for goods and services. Worldwide
SpaceSenseUsing AI to analyse satellite crop monitoring data, SpaceSense helps farmers optimize agricultural practices and practice precision farming.Europe
StoveTraceStoveTrace allows households to accurately collect and communicate data on clean cooking stove usage through a mobile-based application and be rewarded for emissions avoided by carbon market investors who are able to verify these reductions on a web-based platform.United States
Streetlight DataStreetlight Data leverages IoT, sensors, AI, machine learning, and more to help optimize and increase efficiencies within the transport sector, for example by solving congestion and optimizing urban planning for pedestrian and bike infrastructure. North America
sunchainSunchain is a community solar energy sharing platform, connecting producers and consumers to help increase the use of locally produced solar energy. Sunchain leverages blockchain to support transparent and secure exchange of energy. Europe
SunCultureSunCulture provides solar powered water irrigation services and uses AI and sensors to predict weather forecasts and help farmers understand irrigation requirements for thier lands.Africa
SunExchangeLeveraging blockchain technology, SunExchange allows individuals across the world to join as a member and buy solar cells to support the development of viable and reviewed solar projects in selected parts of the world. Worldwide
SustainCERTSustainCERT uses satellites, AI, & machine learning to help project developers and corporates quantify and accurately verify their carbon emissions.Worldwide
SWOSThe Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service (SWOS) uses satellite data to generate information on wetland ecosystems worldwide.Worldwide
Tactile mobilityBy leveraging artificial intelligence to analyze big data from sensors, Tactile mobility helps drivers increase efficiencies in their driving techniques that can lead to an average fuel savings of 15-25%.Middle East, North America
The Carbon SourceThe Carbon Source is a data-sharing platform designed to be a leading source for satellite data on land, carbon, and climate, that aims to advise climate stabilization efforts and land-use decision making at local to global scales.Worldwide
The Green Future IndexThe Green Future Index by MIT Technology Review measures the degree to which 76 countries and territories are progressing towards decarbonization. The online platform can help policy makers and other stakeholders assess current situations and gear up efforts towards a cleaner economy. Worldwide
The Kayapo ProjectThe Kayapo project uses remote sensing and satellite imagery technology to help Kayapo Indigenous Peoples to monitor and protect their forest lands.South America
ThuruThuru is a mobile application that incentizes citizens to plant trees and allows them to monitor and obtain a status on trees planted. Asia
Tierras IndigenasAn interactive map and online platform that is supported by knowledge and expertise from Global Forest Watch and Indigenous groups, to allow Indigenous communities to map the extent of their lands and help them secure legal status of their lands and resources. South America
Transition ZeroTransition Zero uses satellite imagery, machine learning and financial modelling to gather real-time insights to inform businessess and policy makers with the necessary information to transition towards zero carbon solutions.Europe,
TraseTrase collates publicly available data in their online platform to show linkages between consumer markets and deforestation. By increasing transparency of deforestation driven commodities, Trase provides actionable data to help companies reduce risk and deforestation.Europe
TraverseTraverse leverages AI to optimize wind energy production and automates tedious tasks to support the forecasting, monitoring, and measurement processes within wind energy production. Worldwide
TruValue LabsTruvalue Labs leverages AI to assess corporate data and identify opportunities to improve ESG performance and reduce risks. Worldwide
UN Biodiversity Lab 2.0The UN Biodiversity Lab (UNBL) collates global spatial data in an open platform to support the monitoring, conservation and sustainable management of natural landscapes. Worldwide
Universal Carbon (UPCO2)UPCO2 is a tradable carbon token, linked to rainforest protection, supported by blockchain technologies. Users can buy, sell, or hold carbon tokens on the platform. Worldwide
University of Chicago Machine Learning and Satellite Imaging to Reduce Methane EmissionsThe project will work to monitor and measure methane emissions in the gas and oil industries of Colorado by leveraging machine learning and satelllite imagery. North America
UpLinkUpLink is a digital platform that provides a collaborative space for actors working in global issues to connect with experts and accelerators across the world to work together and strengthen and scale sustainability work. Worldwide
Urban RadarUrban Radar is an online digital platform that leverages artificial intelligence to provide urban planners with real-time mobility and infrastructure data to assist planning on mobility and congestion reduction strategies. North America, Europe
Utiligize- Flexibility Mapper Using AI and public data sources, Flexibility Mapper, predicts the impact of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) (e.g electric cars, heat pumps, solar panels, etc) on the energy grid to help utility planners strategize and build sustainable infrastructure for the future. Europe
VeChain Digital Carbon EcosystemVeChain's Digital Carbon Ecosystem is a blockchain and IoT powered carbon reduction platform. Using sensors and IoT, it collects and uploads carbon reduction data from energy efficient devices belonging to users on the VeChain blockchain. Once verified and converted to carbon credits, individuals can use these credits to pay for services and products from participating enterprises. Worldwide
VerdigrisVerdigris attaches sensors to energy meters in a building to collect granular data and identify energy inefficiencies and improve energy efficiency investment. North America
VeridiumLeveraging blockchain technology, Veridium Labs automates the environmental impact accounting process and creates a global marketplace for digitized environmental assets. Worldwide
Veritone Energy SolutionsVeritone's real-time predictive AI for smart grid optimization and resilience service is helping energy producers and users transition to more reliable and sustainable energy efficiently. North America, Europe
Village Data AnalyticsVIDA creates digital twins of selected cities or regions to recognize viable opportunities for sustainability investments in the market and help investors make data driven decisions. Africa, Asia
Wärtsilä Energy Transition LabAn online open data platform tool that provides users with data on energy production, demand, and pricing within the European Union. It helps understand how energy markets are changing and also helps to model how the industry will fare in the future under a higher proportion of renewable energy. This can help highlight policy gaps and future areas of focus for energy providers and policy makers.Europe
WattTimeWattTime leverages AI to automatically switch consumers to cleaner energy sources whenever possible.North America
WepowerWepower is blockchain-based digital platform that sells renewable energy tokens to investors who wish to support renewable energy projects or offset emissions. Europe & Oceania
XpansivXpansiv is a digital global marketplace for ESG-inclusive commodities that uses blockchain to bring transparency to the markets to meet the challenges of an information-rich, yet resource-constrained world.Worldwide
Yale OpenSolarYale OpenSolar leverages blockchain technologies to provide financial aid to local communities to support the adoption of solar energy practicesSouth America
ZEnMo simulations Virtual labsVirtual labs that use AI & big data analytics to simulate and assess future energy demand in a region to help urban planners strategize how to move towards zero emissions energy supply and transport. Europe

Database Statistics*

Digital Climate ProjectsGrand Total
Total Number of Projects217
Actor TypeSum of Actors
Academic and Research institution10
Civil Society47
Partnership2
Partnership 43
Private Sector112
Identified Technology GroupsProjects Total
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning82
Blockchain51
Remote Sensing99
Mobile applications and digital platforms106

*Please note: projects within the database have been analyzed and categorized using information found online (e.g on websites or press releases). We welcome any comments or suggestions for improvements on the provided analyses as we grow and update the database.

Database Methodology

A systematic methodology was adopted to develop the database. The methodology underwent review and improvements at several stages by experts to include more geographically diverse projects, particularly from the global south. For information on the methodology, please download the full database version. The database will continue to be updated via the public call for projects, and be maintained and improved by Sustainability in the Digital Age and Future Earth.

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Sustainability in the Digital Age and Future Earth in partnership with ClimateWorks Foundation developed the Digital Climate Projects Database as part of the Re-imagining Climate Governance in the Digital Age Project. To explore the rapidly evolving space of digital technology and climate governance, this larger project looked at the challenges and opportunities of using digital tools to accelerate climate action through a series of expert consultations, a literature review, and an analysis of the Digital Climate Projects Database. Using the data collected, a strategic framework was created to help guide actors to develop transformative, inclusive, and sustainable climate solutions.

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