Digital innovation creates new opportunities for governments in their ability to address climate change as digital tools and systems can improve the collection, availability, access, and use of climate and climate-related open data. As governments digitally transform, they can create innovative platforms that promote public and private sector accountability in the pursuit of greenhouse gas emission reduction, improve climate adaptation or resilience, and enable engagement between citizens, governments, and international or civil society organizations. Addressing climate change will involve a whole-of-government approach that successfully leverages the latest technologies and innovation policies. 

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