White House taps Google, other companies to help track climate change

The White House today announced a new effort to centralize climate change data while making it more accessible to the public, researchers, and companies alike. A new pilot section of the government’s five-year-old (though recently-revamped) Data.gov site tracks coastal flooding and sea level rise through a variety of data sets. According to the White House, other data will eventually be added to help track threats to food supply, energy infrastructure, and human health.

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