Open Sustainable Technology

A curated list of open technology projects to sustain a stable climate, energy supply, biodiversity and natural resources.

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California Forest Observatory

Python wrappers for accessing Forest Observatory data via the Salo API.

api california ecology python-wrappers wildfire

Biosphere - Conservation and Restoration - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.6

pyinaturalist

Python client for iNaturalist, a community science platform that helps people get involved in the natural world by observing and identifying the living things around them.

api api-client biodiversity biodiversity-data biodiversity-informatics citizen-science inaturalist python

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 14.8

brightsky

A JSON API for Germany's meteorological service as part of their Open Data program.

api dwd open-data weather

Atmosphere - Meteorological Observation and Forecast - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 13.5

WoBike

Public transport and multimodal routing apps could benefit from showing nearby bikes from bikesharing services. So here's a list showing the APIs of a few of these platforms.

api bike bike-share documentation location map opendata scooter scooter-sharing sharing

Consumption - Mobility and Transportation - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 11.0

spocc

An R package to query and collect species occurrence data from many sources.

antweb api bison data ebird ecoengine gbif idigbio inaturalist obis occurrence r r-package rstats species species-occurrence spocc vertnet

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.6

pywdpa

Python interface to the World Database on Protected Areas.

api country-iso-code protected-areas protected-planet python-package shapefiles wdpa world

Biosphere - Conservation and Restoration - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.6

MODISTools

Interface to the MODIS Land Products Subsets Web Services.

api r-package remote-sensing rstats satellite-data

Sustainable Development - Environmental Satellites - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 11.0

PV Free

A public API for PV modeling parameters.

api python solar-energy

Renewable Energy - Photovoltaics and Solar Energy - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 3.9

rgbif

Interface to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility API.

api biodiversity data gbif lifewatch oscibio r r-package rstats species spocc

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 9.4

taxize

Allows users to search over many taxonomic data sources for species names (scientific and common) and download up and downstream taxonomic hierarchical information.

api api-wrapper biodiversity biology darwincore data nomenclature r r-package rstats taxize taxonomy

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 9.5

tesla_powerwall

Python Tesla Powerwall API for consuming a local endpoint.

api battery powerwall powerwall-api powerwall-status python tesla tesla-powerwall

Consumption - Mobility and Transportation - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 27.3

Ozone3

An open-source package to easily obtain real-time, historical, or forecasted air quality data for anywhere in the world.

air-quality air-quality-api air-quality-data air-quality-index api api-wrapper aqi aqi-readings open-source python python-package python3 python3-package waqi

Natural Resources - Air Quality - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 12.7

multicycles

Aggregates on one map, more than 100 share vehicles like bikes, scooters, mopeds and cars.

api bike bike-rental-services bikes bikeshare bikesharing bird cars carsharing freefloating lime mobike scooters tier velib voi

Consumption - Mobility and Transportation - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.3

Ocean Networks Canada

Provides easy access to Ocean Networks Canada data in Python.

api data-science ocean-sciences onc python

Hydrosphere - Ocean and Hydrology Data Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.4

OpenClimate

Independent Climate Accounting Network in support of Paris Agreement goals.

api climate climate-action climate-change climate-change-api climate-data climate-targets climatechange nodejs-api open-data reactjs-app sustainability

Emissions - Carbon Intensity and Accounting - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.2