Climate Change and the Environment

Carbon Brief

Carbon Brief

Carbon Brief covers developments in climate science, climate policy and energy policy and provides data-driven articles and graphics to help improve the understanding of climate change. The portal has an extensive infographics and interactive data visualisation section, as well as country profiles.

Global Footprint Network

Global Footprint Network

The Global Footprint Network portal provides access to data, metrics, reports and tools (including data visualisation and interactive maps) to support decision-making for policies to reduce the impact of humans on the environment for more than 200 countries, territories and regions.


Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management

The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management is a joint initiative of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Germany in response to the challenges of global climate change. The Open Access Data Centre aims to support climate change adaptation by making data, information and knowledge openly available.

The World Bank

World Bank Climate Change Knowledge Portal

The World Bank’s Climate Change Knowledge Portal provides access to comprehensive global, regional, and country data related to climate change and development.

World Meteorological Organisation

World Meteorological Organization Resources | World Meteorological Organization Library

The World Meteorological Organization focuses on international cooperation in the delivery and use of high-quality, authoritative weather, climate, hydrological (the water cycle) and related environmental services by its members, to improve the well-being of societies of all nations. The portals provide access to various reports relating to meteorology and related topics.

World Wild Fund for Nature South Africa

World Wide Fund for Nature

The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organisation, working in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment. The organisation aims to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. Its work spans climate and energy, food, forests, freshwater, oceans, wildlife and biodiversity. Also covered are finance, governance and markets, key drivers of environmental problems. The portal provides access to various publications and reports