Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) is an organization within the United States Department of Energy that has the primary responsibility for providing the US government and research community with global warming data and analysis as it pertains to energy issues. The CDIAC, and its subsidiary the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases, focus on obtaining, evaluating and distributing data related to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.
CDIAC was founded in 1982. Its present offices are located within the Environmental Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The current director is Thomas A. Boden.
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