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MEDIA ADVISORY: WRI and NDC Partnership Press Conference to Launch Climate Watch, Powerful Data Platform for Journalists, Policymakers

BONN, GERMANY (November 5, 2017)—At 13:00 CEST on 7 November, the NDC Partnership and World Resources Institute will host a press conference at COP23 to launch Climate Watch, a powerful new platform offering comprehensive data for climate action. Developed in collaboration with 11 partner organizations including the UNFCCC, Climate Watch (accessible now at www.climatewatchdata.org) is destined to become the go-to resource for media, policymakers and researchers to visualize and download data on national and global climate actions for achieving Paris Agreement pledges, sustainable development, emission trends and more.

During the press conference, data and policy experts will give a live demo of Climate Watch and show reporters how to use the platform to answer their questions about climate action, national pledges and sustainable development. The press conference will take place at Press Conference Room 2 in the Bula Zone at COP23.

WHAT

Press conference launching Climate Watch, a powerful new online platform offering visualizations and data for climate action (accessible now at www.climatewatchdata.org)

WHERE

Press Conference Room 2, Bula Zone, COP23 Venue, Bonn, Germany

WHEN

13:00 CEST, Tuesday, 7 November

SPEAKERS

· Rob Bradley, Knowledge and Research Director, NDC Partnership

· Johannes Friedrich, Senior Associate, Climate Program, World Resources Institute

· Eliza Northrop, Associate, International Climate Initiative, World Resources Institute

· Moderated by Rhys Gerholdt, Senior Communications Manager, World Resources Institute

RSVP

RSVP is requested to Rhys Gerholdt, rgerholdt@wri.org.

PRESS RELEASE

View the full press release about the launch of Climate Watch at http://www.wri.org/news/2017/11/release-climate-watch-powerful-new-platform-offers-comprehensive-data-climate-action

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