Newsletter: Public Data for the Public Good

 

Climate resilience news and announcements

Public Data for the Public Good

Four Twenty Seven takes 1st prize in the ESRI Human Health and Climate Change Challenge!
We developed a web application as part of our commitment to the White House Climate Data Initiative.


The app explores heat and its impacts on human health. Look up your county and learn more about  the drivers of heat vulnerability.

 

Join us at VERGE

We’re excited to announce our Climate Wargames will premiere at VERGE 2015. Our new workshop draws upon business wargame to help companies grasp the complexity of decision-making under uncertainty.
Read more in the GreenBiz article Gaming your way to resiliency and join us on Oct 26 in San Jose.
Register
Use code V15SPKRGUEST for discounted admission.

From the desk of Emilie

Welcome to our new website and newsletter!

We just gave our website a major do-over to connect the dots between our vision and our customized solutions for businesses, government, and think tanks. The changes reflect both our growth as a company and our desire to engage better with our diverse set of clients and partners.
We hope you take a moment to explore and look forward to hearing from you.


— Emilie Mazzacurati, Founder and CEO

Our New Blog: The Resilience Sandbox

Climate adaptation is messy and complex. There’s no manual on how to become resilient that really captures all the nuances and challenges cities and businesses face when planning adaptation responses.

Our blog is now called The Resilience Sandbox, and is a space to explore and learn how to build resilience together.

Rather than pretending that we have all the answers, we want to share stories about how we work with our clients and partners, the challenges that we face and how we turn these challenges into opportunities. Read more.

Recent Project: Heat & Social Inequity

How does climate change impact heat vulnerability? View this video for an overview of our research findings and our award-winning application.
 

What We’re Reading

SB 379, the legislation passed last week in Sacramento, which requires that local hazard mitigation plans address climate adaptation. Local governments must now assess vulnerabilities and identify local risks from climate change. This means setting goals, policies and objectives: a big step forward.

Our People: Meet Sam

Sam recently joined the team as a climate communication specialist. With a passion for story telling, Sam is using his work to make the business case for climate action as well as quantifying the true benefit of sustainable programs to local communities. Sam is a joint MPA/MBA candidate at Presidio Graduate School.

Catch us at these events

We’re going to Climate Week NYC!  Catch us at these events in New York next week:

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