08 Jan '18, 11am

These entrepreneurs are democratizing data to predict flood risks

The mission of Project Drawdown is to encourage innovations and solutions that can help the world draw down atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases — both by avoiding emissions or sequestering carbon dioxide already in the atmosphere. The coalition includes researchers, scientists, graduate students, business leaders and others dedicated to this cause. What might these solutions look like? GreenBiz, in partnership with the Yale Center for Business and the Environmen t, is publishing a series of Q&As with entrepreneurial Yale alumni and students working on startups and technologies by the Project Drawdown agenda. Here is one of their stories. Cloud to Street is a remote-sensing platform that maps floods in near real time. The company brings together satellite imagery, social vulnerability data and computational hydrology to create an integrated assessment of social a...

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