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Stay up to date with our constant progress, from product updates to peer-reviewed publications and emerging innovation themes to address our global environmental challenges.

29 Nov
2022

Current state of ReFi: a Litepaper exploring how to create interoperability in the ecosystem

Technical components must be innovated and developed in collaboration with practitioners on the ground and climate experts. Web3 and the legacy climate system can inspire one another and develop evolving synergies.

21 Nov
2022

OpenEarth at COP27 in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt

COP has just finished up in Sharm El Sheik and we had two of our teammates there representing OpenEarth. The Paris Agreement is a very powerful tool we have for global collaboration to progress on environmental goals. We are honored to be able to develop open source technology as a partner of UNFCCC. Here are some highlights from our time in Egypt.

17 Nov
2022

OpenEarth’s First Ocean Program Whitepaper: Marine Ecosystem Credits

Our Ocean Program has launched our first whitepaper on Marine Ecosystem Credits. These credits will scale conservation of the ocean and it's ecosystems through innovative solutions.

10 Nov
2022

Introducing OpenClimate: An Open Source Nested Accounting Stocktaking Platform

The OpenClimate platform is an open sourced nested accounting platform that is designed to digitally-enable the independent global stocktake.

2 Nov
2022

First Global Stocktake Climate Datathon Produces Data Visualizations, Solutions at COP 27

Representatives from winning teams will present their work on Science Day, November 10th at COP27.

18 Oct
2022

Take a Dive into Our Ocean Program: See How We’re Expanding

Open Earth’s Oceans Program launched in February 2022, with a goal of developing innovative tools to scale ocean conservation finance. Our program was launched with the support from the OceanDrop.art NFT fundraiser and the passionate artists who collaborated with OpenEarth to make this program possible, and to protect our ocean.

7 Oct
2022

OpenEarth 2 Years in Review

For the past two years OpenEarth Foundation has been advancing big picture, planetary-scale innovations around climate action and environmental resilience. We are proud of what we have accomplished for such a young organization, and we believe there is still so much yet to achieve in order to tackle both the climate and biodiversity crises.

26 Sep
2022

OpenEarth and Linux Foundation’s OS-Climate partner to expand climate data commons for the Paris Agreement

OpenEarth Foundation has joined the Linux Foundation’s open source collaboration, OS-Climate, to work together to further develop data commons that enable nested accounting of climate data and alignment with Paris Agreement goals.

16 Sep
2022

OpenEarth partners with BCGov to develop a digital trust marketplace for climate accounting

OpenEarth is developing a pilot with the government of British Columbia for their companies and trusted auditors to issue verifiable climate credentials for improved ESG reporting and, through nested accounting, integrate corporate data into subnational climate inventories.

8 Sep
2022

New York Climate Week 2022

Climate week is a series of asynchronous events that are relevant to those working in the climate action space. The most official events are hosted by Climate Group. Additionally, there are meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations during Climate Week.

28 Jul
2022

OpenEarth Foundation Partners With The UNFCCC To Bring Global Climate Action Into The Digital Age

United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC) has partnered with the OpenEarth Foundation (OEF) to leverage emerging technologies in advancing innovation and transparency for climate action.

15 Jul
2022

Open Access Carbon Pricing

How to achieve the carbon pricing we deserve.

7 Jul
2022

A Digitally Enabled Independent Global Stocktake (DIGS)

The OpenClimate project aims to create an open source (mitigation) accounting system to limit global warming to 1.5oC, as set out in the Paris Agreement.

6 Jul
2022

Our main takeaways from the Bonn Climate Change Conference

We recently participated in the meetings of the Subsidiary Bodies (SB) of the Bonn Climate Change Conference, which includes the 56th meetings of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), convened from 6-16 June 2022 in Bonn, Germany.

27 Apr
2022

Earth Comes First: Our Rebrand Process

OpenEarth’s work and mission is quite unique and it felt we needed new branding, an updated logo and an evolving website to ensure our brand and image would help us convey our essence to prepare us for the next 10 years ahead.

13 Apr
2022

Why we need active inference?

The goal of this blog post is to introduce the reader to the OpenEarth AcInf research blog series. In blog 1 you will read about our core motivation for using Active Inference (ActInf for short) as a computer modeling strategy to study and solve planetary problems (§ 1-2).

29 Mar
2022

COP26 Highlights: Three OpenEarth Foundation Initiatives Enabling and Accelerating Collective Climate Action

The OEF team dove into COP26 focusing on three key initiatives which will enable adherence to and ambitions under the rulebook and enable and accelerate initiatives across the pillars of collective climate action

28 Mar
2022

Nested Climate Accounting: an integrated approach to universal data collection

A nested accounting system integrates climate-related information from different data collection approaches and across all actors.

28 Mar
2022

CAD2.0 Community Contributing to the First Global Stocktake Process

The CAD2.0 working group consists of more than 60 organizations representing the data and analytic community that focus on NSA contributions to global climate governance.

22 Mar
2022

Our 1 year journey from the CarbonDrop

Today, we celebrate a full circle around the sun since CarbonDrop, a NFT art auction to support Open Digital technology for Earth.

11 Mar
2022

UNEP Blockchain Publication: Roadmap for Integration of Climate Finance and Accounting

OpenEarth was invited to contribute a chapter to a special report produced by UNEP called ‘Blockchain for sustainable energy and climate in the Global South.’ Our contribution focused more on how to use systems thinking to identify transformative solutions in the blockchain and digital technology space.

2 Mar
2022

The #CarbonDrop: A Climate Statement

The #CarbonDrop NFT Art auction and fundraising event closed on Monday, March 22, raising a total of $6.6 million dollars.

2 Mar
2022

OpenEarth’s Team and our first offsite Retreat takeaways

OEF decided to bring everyone together in Los Angeles, California to collaborate in person while living with each other for 4 days… and it was magical!

2 Mar
2022

2021: OpenEarth’s Year in Review

Since our formal incorporation on September 21, 2020, OpenEarth has evolved from a validated innovation model at Yale’s Open Innovation Lab into a relevant global player in the climate tech space, building open infrastructure for a more resilient planet.