Dec. 16, 2021, New Delhi and San Jose, Calif. — Climate-tech startup Blue Sky Analytics is among four global 2022 Tech for Global Good laureates honoured by The Tech Interactive for technology that improves the human condition. Tens of thousands of students and visitors are learning about the laureates in an ongoing exhibition at The Tech Interactive presented in partnership with 5 Media.
The laureates and 2022 James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Reid Hoffman will be honored in an awards ceremony in spring 2022.
“Blue Sky Analytics makes complex data on emissions easy to understand for high-level decision-makers, the public and the next generation of climate activists,” said Katrina Stevens, President and CEO of The Tech Interactive. “We’re pleased to honor them among our 2022 The Tech for Global Good laureates.”
“Blue Sky Analytics believes that you can’t solve what you can’t measure,” said Abhilasha Purwar, founder and CEO of Blue Sky Analytics. “For countries and companies to reach net-zero, access to high-quality, real time data is imperative. This honor from The Tech Interactive demonstrates that the greatest minds in climate understand that accurate data is necessary to enact meaningful change.
The Tech Interactive
The Tech Interactive is a family-friendly science and technology centre in the heart of downtown San Jose. Their hands-on activities, experimental labs and design challenge experiences empower people to innovate with creativity, curiosity and compassion. The Tech is a world leader in the creation of immersive STEAM education resources to develop the next generation of problem-solvers locally, nationally and globally. They believe that everyone is born an innovator who can change the world for the better.
Blue Sky Analytics
Blue Sky Analytics is a climate-tech startup empowering the world’s decision-makers with accurate, real-time climate data. Using AI models, the company crunches terabytes of raw satellite data to deliver environmental and climate intelligence like forest fire risk, drought risk, GHG emissions from power plants, and more. All this data is available via their user-friendly platform SpaceTime™, and convenient APIs. Top innovations include India’s go-to air quality dataset, BreeZo; Zuri, a global open fire and emissions dataset; and Al Gore’s Climate TRACE coalition. Used by corporations, lawmakers and the financial sector, Blue Sky Analytics specializes in tracking and analyzing climate change as it evolves, because what can’t be measured can’t be solved.