A recent report by the Global Commission on Adaptation calling for urgent action on adapting to climate change suggests USD7.1 trillion in benefits could be generated for people and the environment.
IBM, a world leader in computing and member of the UN Science-Policy-Business Forum Governing Consortium, is applying big data technology to improve water security in northern Kenya.
The United Nations Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment will convene organisations from across sectors at GEO Week 2019 in Australia on the topic of Big Data and Frontier Technologies.
The newly formed Earth Alliance organisation, spearheaded by Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, has pledged $5 million to help save the Amazon rainforest from the worst fires the region has experienced since 2013.
At the Second Global Session of the UN Science Policy Business Forum and UN Environmental Assembly in March 2019, unprecedented initiatives were launched
Bringing together data, algorithms and insights for sustainable development The planet is not currently on a sustainable path. In order to change the current trajectory requires transparency, inclusion and accountability. A shift in the global political economy of environmental data is needed to harness the efforts of public and private sectors to jointly generate high … Read More
An extraordinary session of the UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment entitled “Laying the Foundations for a Global Digital Platform for Planetary Data