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November 9, 2022
Ready-to-use climate projections now in CARTO's Data Observatory

We are happy to announce that our Ready-to-use climate projections are now available in CARTO's Data observatory. In a context of growing concern about climate risk, many sectors require reliable climate data to assess their exposure to changing climate patterns. We are very excited about our partnership with The Climate Data Factory and the ability […]

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September 27, 2022
Climateurope2 - Fostering the science-society dialogue

On 27 and 28 September 2022, the Horizon Europe project Climateurope2 - Supporting and standardising climate services in Europe and beyond kick started in the Euro-Mediterranean Center of Climate Change (CMCC)’s headquarters in Lecce (Italy). More than 90 researchers and climate change professionals gathered in this two-day meeting that shaped the main actions of the […]

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September 19, 2022
3rd WMO Workshop on Operational Climate Prediction

On September 20-23rd, 2022, we will attend the 3rd WMO Workshop on Operational Climate Prediction in Lisbon (Portugal). We will present the challenges we face in developing an AI-Enhanced operational demonstrator of sub-seasonal and seasonal forecasting of detection and attribution of heatwaves and warm nights we will implement in the H2020 CLINT project. Download the […]

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September 13, 2022
Copernicus Climate Change Service General Assembly

This week, we are attending the Fifth Copernicus Climate Change Service  General Assembly that brings together contractors and users to be informed and discuss service evolution. The event is spread across three days  (13 - 15 September at The Hague) and  consists of plenary sessions, poster sessions and networking opportunities, with speakers and panelists from leading […]

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May 18, 2022
High-Resolution Landslide Risk projections

We are preparing a high-resolution (0.1° x 0.1°, about 10x10 km) Landslide Risk Index dataset and have now completed the projection of the 5 climate models for emission scenario Shared Socioeconomic Pathway 5-8.5 (SSP5-8.5). Two other SSPs (SSP1-2.6 and SSP2-4.5) are underway. The full dataset will be available late 2022 to be used in forward […]

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May 4, 2022
AWS re:MARS article

A big thanks to Amazon re:MARS (Amazon's global AI event) for the very nice article about our data products and our AI/ML journey with the Climate Intelligence (CLINT) research project. The article is structured as an interview of Harilaos, our CEO, speaking about climate modeling, the importance of climate projections at high spatial resolutions and […]

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April 28, 2022
European Climate Data Explorer

We are proud to announce that B-Open and The Climate Data Factory have been chosen by Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and the European Environment Agency (EEA) to upgrade the European Climate Data Explorer (ECDE). The ECDE is an interactive tool providing climate hazard indicators for many sectors (such as health, agriculture, forestry, or energy) […]

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November 9, 2021
Singapore Fintech Festival

This week, we will be showcasing our upcoming "Global Fire Index" dataset at the Singapore Fintech Festival  as a Finalist of the G20 TechSprint 2021 in partnership with Banca d'Italia.  A great opportunity to promote our  data products that can support financial organisations better evaluate physical climate risk in the context of climate related financial […]

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October 13, 2021
High-resolution Wildfire Risk projections

We are preparing a high-resolution (0.1° x 0.1°, about 10x10 km) Wildfire Risk Index dataset and have now completed the first projection of 1 out of 5 climate models and for one emissions scenario (Shared Socioeconomic Pathway 5-8.5  or SSP5-8.5). The other 4 models and second scenario (SSP1-2.6) are under way. The full dataset will […]

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