In recent decades, there has been increasing recognition of the status of the local and global environment which explains the rising number of statistical data collections reporting on ecosystems, biodiversity, climate change and usage of natural resources.
One of the most important statistics is the so called "Keeling Curve", visualising the rising carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere (for some scientists the dawn of a new geological era called Anthropocene, where humans are the predominant driver of change at a planetary level):
"The environment is the totality of all the external conditions affecting the life, development and survival of an organism." Source: OECD, Paris
GED brings together widespread statistics for up to 280 countries on the environmental issues affecting our climate, our resources, our social communities:
GED is an indispensible source to