GIS technology is helping business and government leaders develop informed climate action plans to address the impacts of climate change — from managing rising sea levels and extreme weather events, to carbon farming and net zero initiatives.
While a new UN report on climate change notes the window for success against global warming is rapidly shrinking, the challenges are not insurmountable. Read how global collaboration and geospatial technologies can support climate action.
Global ecological restoration is crucial in the fight against climate change. Explore the earth's biogeography with Tom Crowther, professor at ETH Zurich.
Geography and the climate fight
Find out how Esri partner Exprodat is using ArcGIS Pro to develop a toolkit for finding the most cost effective and efficient wind farm locations - along with optimal layouts for turbines and cables.
Global case studies
A new research program aims to measure net emissions reduction potential of Australia's mangroves, seagrass and tidal marshes.
As one of the Czech Republic's first cities to implement climate adaptation strategies, Prague is using GIS to understand where to act.
Read how Uppsala - Sweden's fourth largest city - adopted a world-leading green approach to become fossil-fuel free by 2030 and climate positive by 2050. Capturing reality, including trees and topography, planners can design in context and be mindful of the natural world.
As rising sea levels force people to relocate from Fiji's coastal villages, authorities rely on GIS and remote sensing to help prioritise mitigation and response.
Hear how global city leaders are integrating climate change simulations and location intelligence into their resilience plans.
Explore more resources
The GIS for Climate Hub provides a variety of resources to get you started in climate analysis or help develop more advanced workflows.
Find out why geospatial solutions are key to understanding and responding to climate change.