• Description

This opportunity brief focuses on the utility of environmental data and processes and procedures of local community engagement within environmental and climate topics. By leveraging openness to support environmental accountability and collaboration, this brief offers a unique insight into relationships between communities, government, research, tech, and philanthropy. This brief presents opportunities as entry points for data-informed participatory governance to support better climate and environmental planning. The opportunities presented here speak to specific participants within policy and planning landscapes: local, state, and tribal governments; communities and community-based organizations; civil society and academia; and philanthropy. While they are categorized by specific sectors, many of the opportunities are multi-sector in application.

Opportunity Brief: Look to the Local: Data and engagement in environmental   and climate planning