30
Jul
2014

As the Data Science for Social Good fellowship begins its third and final month, it is beginning to attract the attention of local media. In mid-July, WBEZ reporter Chris Hagan stopped by DSSG headquarters at State and Jackson and spoke with fellows and mentors working on projects with Chicago Public Schools, Enroll America, the City of Memphis, and more.

29
Jul
2014

One of the most valuable weapons we have against climate change is data. The growing seas of information generated by scientific study, ground and satellite observations, and computer models can not only help inform the public about the existence of climate change, but drive efforts to prepare for and mitigate its severe consequences.
 

18
Jul
2014

Despite growing awareness and acceptance of climate change around the world, it remains hard for much of the public to grasp the impact of these changes beyond warmer temperatures. Should carbon emissions continue at their current levels, the Earth's new climate will have consequences for agriculture and food supply, economics, flooding, drought, and even where people live. To help warn the public about these serious concerns, the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office released a graphic this week, the Human Dynamics of Climate Change map, which draws in part upon research at the CI's Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy Policy.