Geo for Earth - Episode 6: Mapping our Urban Environments to fight Climate Change

Posted on: 28/07/2022

Geo for Earth is a podcast series that explores the critical role that location intelligence and space data have in helping us understand our planet and tackle climate change.

Organised by Andy Bennett – Space Lead and Luca Budello – Geospatial Lead at Innovate UK KTN, the eight 40-minute episodes will feature discussions around a specific topic with two guest speakers including policy makers, sector specialists, and emerging thinkers.

What is the role of collaboration and trustworthy data in mapping our urban environment to fight climate change and build more resilient cities? In this episode, we explore how collective intelligence and open data sharing can protect cities from natural disasters. Together with our guest speakers, we will also be discussing the rules and agreements needed to be established in order to enable this kind of resilience.

Guests:

Holger Kessler – NUAR Stakeholder and Communications Lead, Geospatial Commission
Denise McKenzie  – Community and Ethics Partner, Place

Moderators:

Suzie Imber – Space physicist, University of Leicester
Dallas Campbell – Science and technology TV presenter

Click here for the episode 6 transcript.

*Please note that Episode 5 will be published with a delay on 11 August.

Additional Resources

  • We are excited to launch our latest publication, ‘Meeting Net Zero with the Power of Place’. Each podcast episode builds on a corresponding chapter in the report, allowing you to get a more in-depth understanding of topics covered. Click here to explore the interactive report.
  • Want to join the discussion or ask for support in solving a challenge? Get in touch with us!
    Luca Budello – Geospatial Lead at Innovate UK KTN
    Andy Bennett – Space Lead at Innovate UK KTN

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