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The arms trade... Europe's Energy - DataMarket - Find and Understand Data ? DataMarket. Open Data Challenge. Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal: How It’s Spent. Portal de Datos Públicos - Inicio. Spain - Groups - 8 Principles of Open Government Data. [To The Wiki >>] Request for Comments December 7-8, 2007—This weekend, 30 open government advocates gathered to develop a set of principles of open government data.

8 Principles of Open Government Data

The meeting, held in Sebastopol, California, was designed to develop a more robust understanding of why open government data is essential to democracy. The Internet is the public space of the modern world, and through it governments now have the opportunity to better understand the needs of their citizens and citizens may participate more fully in their government.

Information becomes more valuable as it is shared, less valuable as it is hoarded. The group is offering a set of fundamental principles for open government data. Your comments are welcome! Open Government Initiative. Open Data Policy Guidance to better manage Federal information as an asset to make it more open, accessible, and usable by the public.

Open Government Initiative

Executive Order on Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information The President’s Executive Order on making Federal Government information more open and accessible to promote economic growth and government efficiency. National Action Plan for the United States of America These Open Government efforts are now entering a new phase, as we collaborate with other countries in the global Open Government Partnership.

Informing Consumers through Smart Disclosure Memorandum: The purpose of this Memorandum is to set out guidance for agencies to inform and facilitate the use of disclosure, specifically "smart disclosure. " Commitment to Open Government Status Report The President’s Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government. Data journalism and data visualization. The Guardian Open Platform. All of our data journalism in one spreadsheet. World carbon dioxide emissions data by country: China speeds ahead of the rest. World carbon dioxide emissions by country: click image for graphic and download World carbon dioxide emissions are one way of measuring a country's economic growth too.

World carbon dioxide emissions data by country: China speeds ahead of the rest

And the latest figures - published by the respected Energy Information Administration - show CO2 emissions from energy consumption - the vast majority of Carbon Dioxide produced. A reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions is not only the goal of environmentalists but also of pretty much every government in the world. Currently 192 countries have adopted the Kyoto protocol. One fo the aims is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% of the 1990 levels by 2012 collectively forcountries starred on this list.

The map, above (you can get it as a PDF file here) is produced by Guardian graphic artists Mark McCormick and Paul Scruton. On pure emissions alone, the key points are: But that is only one way to look at the data - and it doesn't take account of how many people live in each country. Irekia: Gobierno Vasco - Eusko Jaurlaritza. Proyecto Aporta - enlaces_aporta. Pro Bono Publico - Por la apertura de datos públicos. Proyecto Aporta - portada. El web de la ciutat de Barcelona. ? beta. Welcome to the London Datastore.

NYC BigApps 2.0. Welcome - L?open data, made in Rennes ? OWNI, News, Augmented. Comment peut-on utiliser les données libérées par Rennes?

L?open data, made in Rennes ? OWNI, News, Augmented

Quelques exemples sortis du concours de la communauté urbaine comme une appli pour aider les handicapés à se déplacer dans la ville ou une autre pour comparer les points forts des quartiers. Le concours de développement de services et d’applications, initié par Rennes Métropole suite à l’ouverture des données publiques sur le territoire vient de s’achever. Un premier point d’étape s’impose sur les 43 applications et services qui ont participé. Au-delà des exemples de See.Click.Fix et de “Where does my money go?” – deux réalisations des pionniers anglo-saxons de l’open data-, quelles sont les réalisations ici, en France ? A l’origine, c’est l’histoire d’un jeu de données, l’un parmi la centaine qui ont été mis à disposition des développeurs. L’emplacement des passages piétons ne figure pas dans les jeux de données ouvertes. API Rennes: Accueil. Apps4Ottawa—An Open Data App Contest.

DataSF - Liberating City Data. - New Zealand government data online » Open Data Commons » ODbL Plain Language Summary. This is a human-readable summary of the ODbL 1.0 license.

Open Data Commons » ODbL Plain Language Summary

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