State of Climate Tech 2021 Report – The Increasing Business Importance of GIS in Climate Adaptation

State of Climate Tech 2021 Report – The Increasing Business Importance of GIS in Climate Adaptation

  • Posted by MGUG Admin
  • On March 12, 2022

Climate and earth observation, driven by satellite and micro-sensor data collection, is beginning to provide the data necessary to help global decarbonization efforts, further protect the environment and achieve broader sustainable development aims. The surge in net zero commitments from governments, investors, and businesses over the last 18 months has helped establish the business case for software solutions that are using this data to help establish baselines and prioritize emissions reductions activities to meet targets.

Growth is expected in terms of emission monitoring and management, as well as climate risk forecasting. As extreme weather events driven by climate change increase in intensity around the world, understanding the potential risk and quantifying the impact of these events will become increasingly important if society is to adapt.

Full prospectus here (registration required to see full pdf):

https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/services/sustainability/publications/state-of-climate-tech-2020.html