Billions of dollars in insurance and personal injury litigation cases get settled every year in the U.S. And it pays (literally) when agencies can proactively reach out to a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) ahead of time in the insurance and litigation process.
Dr. Ed Kearns, Chief Data Officer for the up-start non-profit, First Street Foundation, joins the Triple Point to talk about how their mission and technology help homeowners, the real estate and insurance sectors, and government agencies better account for future climate risk.
Over 330 million people in the world suffer from asthma, and even more find themselves sneezing and wheezing when it comes to irritating allergies. Environmental information can be paired with individual health symptoms to create personalized environmental health intelligence platforms.
We have three main prongs contributing to more destructive fires: first is unfortunately our fire management to put out every fire, second is encroachment of large numbers of people into the wildland urban interface, and third is the changing climate. It's not an easy question to solve for sure.
"And so the potential that we saw that afternoon, when, as we're looking at it, everything is coming together for this fire to burn all the way down into Redding. Tonight." Alex Hoon, NV Energy