welcome to ClimateNode
ClimateNode is a not-for-profit using data science for climate risk intelligence.
Its goal is to promote understanding of how climate change may impact economic activity, infrastructure, natural resources and human welfare — and how we can adapt.Continue...
- 20/07/22: First six maps of the Urban Flash Flooding in England in project funded by Subak released for comment. link
- 20/07/22: Raconteur cites ClimateNode’s work for Bright Blue using natural language processing to research the impacts of flooding on UK infrastructure. Read: How critical infrastructure can be made more climate-resilient
- 20/07/22: ClimateNode Director Helen Jackson awarded a fellowship by Subak for a project to use natural language processing to compile a unique street-level open dataset of urban flash flood events in England from local newspaper reports, with accompanying maps. Outputs due end of 2022.
- 08/06/22: ClimateNode’s work for Bright Blue using natural language processing to research UK flood impacts cited by Chair of the Environment Agency Emma Howard Boyd at annual Flood & Coast conference: read speech
- 08/05/22: The i describes how at-risk households need to prepare for future flooding, quoting ClimateNode Director Helen Jackson. Read: How to flood-proof your home with waterproof doors and skirting boards as Britons face future of flooding
- 19/01/22: ClimateNode’s work for Bright Blue using natural language processing to research UK flood impacts cited by Chair of the Environment Agency Emma Howard Boyd at Coastal Futures: read speech
- 06/01/22: The Yorkshire Post describes some of the findings of ClimateNode's UK flood impacts work relevant to Yorkshire. Read: Calderdale 'worst hit place in the country for school flooding', report finds
05/01/22: ClimateNode's first major research output In Deep Water?: Mapping the impacts of flooding in the UK since 2007 published by think tank Bright Blue. The project used a natural language processing technique to identify individual places and assets across the UK which have been impacted by flooding. The report is accompanied by an online interactive map displaying the results.
Guardian: UK towns and cities hit by flash flooding 51 times since 2007
Telegraph: Ditch Sunday trading laws during major floods, says think tank
Business Green: 'This is a public safety issue': AI mapping lays bare torrent of UK disruption from floods
Big Issue: This map shows how many times your local area has flooded since 2007
- 02/08/21: ClimateNode's work using natural language processing to research the impacts of flooding in the UK described in Wired Magazine. Read: The race to save the Underground from flooding