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Data source provider

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Use cases

Exposure quantification, Financial stability monitoring, Investment and lending decisions, Macro-economic modelling, Scenario analysis, Stress testing

Data group

Exposure to physical risks

Metric Type

Physical vulnerability

Methodology/ Standard / Classification/ Taxonomy / Reference

1. National database
2. World Bank's Climate Change Knowledge Portal (CCKP)
3. Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 (CMIP5) models, which are utilized within the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Unit (e.g. CO2)

Degree Celsius

Dimension (e.g. Sector, Customer)

By Country

Time horizon 




Time series




Observation on data availability/gaps

NASA provides data of temperature. The data shows the change in global surface temperature compared to the long-term average from 1951 to 1980. The year 2020 statistically tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record since record keeping began in 1880.

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