Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research

Corporate ownership

Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research is part of European Commission's Joint Research Centre.

Quick description

EDGAR (Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research) is a database that provides information on greenhouse gas emissions from human activities at a global, regional, and national level. EDGAR is developed and maintained by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). The database includes emissions data for various greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and others, as well as information on their sources such as energy production, industrial processes, transportation, agriculture, waste management, and land use changes.


Sustainable finance associated use case

  • Environmental Impact (Pollution (Air, Land and Water Pollution))
  • Footprints (Carbon (Scope 1), Pollution (Air, Water and Soil))

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Credit : This tool has been made in the context of the EquipEx+ ANR-21-ESRE-0036:

Special thanks to Maria VILLALONGA, Thibaud BARREAU and all other contributors.