UN Unveils Big Data Climate Change Challenge
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
User Rank: Apprentice
6/27/2014 | 1:49:37 PM
Re: Big data to save the planet?
That's creepy dude.


Just because someone is a nonconformist shouldn't lead to their being stalked and then who knows what?


Your alarmist agenda is obvious but your argument is at best nuanced and at worst unsupported. 
User Rank: Ninja
6/10/2014 | 9:33:25 PM
Big Data?
Why do you need Big Data for this? All you have to do is point at the new coal-fired plants popping up constantly in China, with no letup in sight. While it seems to be proven that carbon dioxide levels are up, which is very worrisome in and of itself, there have been instances of climate change far greater than what we're seeing now within recorded history. What is new is how many people are living in coastal areas denuded of wetlands, so the effects of storms are so much more devastating.
David F. Carr
David F. Carr,
User Rank: Author
6/10/2014 | 5:48:20 PM
Big data to save the planet?
How about an app to track climate change deniers in the media? I want to know who to blame when my Florida house sinks beneath the waves.

Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Increasing IT Agility and Speed To Drive Business Growth
Learn about the steps you'll need to take to transform your IT operation and culture into an agile organization that supports business-driving initiatives.
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.