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Rob Baker

1228 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by valmoye@gmail.com , Francis , Volkan Unsal , Rob Baker 1228 days ago
valmoye@gmail.com OpenGHG Project
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Goals: Have cities openly report their data in a standardized way
 
Strategies:
  1. Explain why it's important:
Francis
  1. What will this look like?
  1. Who wants to work on it?
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  1. Give an incentive: 
  1. produce useful graphics for cities (sample: http://www.iea.org/etp/explore/)
Francis
  1. Maybe this could replace cities annual reports?
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  1. Show performance over time and by sector
Francis
  1. This is important because?
  1. What will this look like?
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  1. Anna. Big picture breakdown by fuel source and sector - example - see pg. 3 - http://www.nyc.gov/html/dem/downloads/pdf/greenhousegas_2013.pdf
  1. Valerie. Emissions reductions over time (compared to goals): example - see page 5 http://www.nyc.gov/html/dem/downloads/pdf/greenhousegas_2013.pdf
Francis
  1. Who wants to work on it?
 
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  1. Comparison with other cities
Francis
  1. This is important because?
  1. What will this look like?
  1. on a map?
  1. in a chart?
  1. Who wants to work on it?
  1. Create a public database to store data in the format?
 
 
 
Francis Audiences:
  • Cities' sustainability folks (the people who do the reporting of the GHGs)
  • Secondary:
  • Concerned citizens (those who care about their city's GHG emissions)
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  • Data geeks - those that can build apps/services off of the data
 
Francis Website flow:
  • Main actions:
  • Find your city and...
  • See graphics of its ghg emissions
  • Contact or tweet about your city?
  • Upload city data?
  •  
  • Learn more
  • ...
 
The back end:
Volkan is working on this :)
 
  • Put NYC emissions data in a spreadsheet for everyone to access
  • Set up a website
  • Diagram out website content (
Francis
  • Write website copy
  • Sketch out cities stats page
  • Develop graphics
  • Sketch out cities comparison page
  • Develop graphics
  • Set up database
  • Define database structure and API
 

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