Bessie Schwarz


Bessie Schwarz is the co-founder and president of Cloud To Street, a tech startup that provides inclusive climate risk information to vulnerable communities and their governments. Bessie also holds a position at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, a research center studying the psychology of climate change. With a background in community organizing, her work is centered at the nexus of big data spatial analysis and citizen empowerment.

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Opinion: Data-driven preparedness for disaster
20 Oct 2016

The enactment of the first meaningful international climate regulation shouldn't hide the alarming situation on the ground and the lack of preparedness among communities to face growing numbers of increasingly intense climate change-related disasters, including flooding, write AFD's Thomas Roca and Cloud To Street's Bessie Schwarz in this guest column.