[HOT] Fwd: [Champions] Fwd: The Data for Climate Action Challenge is now open for applications!

Tyler Radford tyler.radford at hotosm.org
Wed Mar 22 16:18:25 UTC 2017


Researchers and data scientists in the HOT community: you may be interested
in the challenge below.

*Tyler Radford*
Executive Director
tyler.radford at hotosm.org
@TylerSRadford

*Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team*
*Using OpenStreetMap for Humanitarian Response & Economic Development*
web <http://hotosm.org/> | twitter <https://twitter.com/hotosm> | facebook
<https://www.facebook.com/hotosm> | donate <http://donate.hotosm.org/>











Join “Data for Climate Action” – an open innovation challenge to channel
big data for climate solutions

UN Global Pulse <http://www.unglobalpulse.org/> recently launched the Data
for Climate Action challenge: a call to researchers and innovators around
the world to put their skills to use to help achieve
Goal 13 (combat climate change and its impacts).

The challenge is being implemented in partnership with Western Digital
<https://www.wdc.com/> and with support from
the Skoll Global Threats Fund <http://www.skollglobalthreats.org/>, and has
engaged eleven companies who pledged their data or tools to support climate
action.

Big data can provide dynamic feedback on how communities affect and are
affected by the climate system, and can enable innovation to increase
sustainability and resilience. Data for Climate Action encourages
researchers and data scientists to use this data to accelerate climate
action.

Selected participants will have approximately four months to analyze the
datasets provided by companies and produce papers, apps, tools and/or
platforms. These solutions will be evaluated by a high-level panel of
experts in data science and climate change for a November awards ceremony.
Learn more and apply to participate by 10 April at
www.dataforclimateaction.org

Press release available at
<http://bit.ly/2njpSa2>http://bit.ly/2njpSa2




-- 
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups
"Champions" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an
email to champions+unsubscribe at data4sdgs.org.
To post to this group, send email to champions at data4sdgs.org.
Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/a/
data4sdgs.org/group/champions/.
To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/a/
data4sdgs.org/d/msgid/champions/CAGQKJBoVZOxNycA2Y%
2BFTnTZPds2N9r9T4pwZxNTAPz%2BS%3DWuMNA%40mail.gmail.com
<https://groups.google.com/a/data4sdgs.org/d/msgid/champions/CAGQKJBoVZOxNycA2Y%2BFTnTZPds2N9r9T4pwZxNTAPz%2BS%3DWuMNA%40mail.gmail.com?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer>
.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20170322/a713bfc4/attachment.html>


More information about the HOT mailing list