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climate change Blog Posts

Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $25M to Accelerate Satellite Technologies That Pinpoint Methane Emitters to Turbocharge Fight Against Climate Change

News

New funding builds on unique partnership to tackle potent methane emissions between Bloomberg Philanthropies, Carbon Mapper, Planet, the State of California, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of Arizona, Arizona State University (ASU), High Tide Foundation, and RMI  Investment will monitor, report, and verify collective climate actions in support of the Global […]

Planet’s Rapid SkySat Data Enables Effective Regional Bushfire Management in Australia

Stories

Civil governments around the world are making sustainable strides in local environmental management; and by using satellite-enabled data, they are able to analyze and support preventative management techniques to protect local communities and ecosystems. For example, Forest Fire Management Victoria, a governmental organization located in Victoria, Australia, leverages high-resolution tasking capabilities from […]

Planet Data Enables Climate Transparency Through New Partnership with Climate TRACE

News

The transition to a low-carbon, climate-positive future will require innovation in almost every sector of the global economy, from energy, transport and agriculture to cities, finance, and land use. Achieving this transition will require independent, timely assessment of climate emissions, to guide policy and ensure industries, governments and organizations are held accountable […]

Planet Expands Contract with NASA to Provide Data to All US Federal Civilian Agencies Researchers

News

We’re thrilled to announce today that NASA has again expanded Planet’s contract under their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program, granting all U.S. Federal Civilian scientific researchers and National Science Foundation funded researchers, including their contractors and grantees, access to Planet data until September 2022. Planet recently entered into a definitive merger […]

NASA Expands Access to Planet Data to All US Federal Civilian Agencies

News

We’re excited to announce that NASA has expanded our contract with their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program to provide access to PlanetScope imagery for scientific research use for all U.S. Federal Civilian researchers and National Science Foundation funded researchers, including their contractors and grantees – roughly 280,000 eligible users. This expands […]

How the Climate Conversation Changed in 2021

News

This is the most important year for climate action since the Paris Climate Agreement was passed in 2015. National governments are strengthening their national climate action plans; companies, cities and communities are setting more ambitious targets; global financial markets are beginning to demand significant decarbonization; and the world is gearing up for […]

How Satellite Data Can Help Create Smarter, Greener Cities

Tech

As announced earlier this year, Planet is once again partnering with Copernicus Masters, Europe’s leading innovation competition, to sponsor the See Change, Change the World challenge. The goal of the challenge is to find innovators interested in using Planet and Copernicus data to discover creative solutions to some of the world’s most […]

Advancing Sustainable Development with Planet, Part Two

Stories

Planet’s tools and technologies are powering a new generation of sustainable development and climate solutions. In Advancing Sustainable Development with Planet, Part One, we cover our work with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here, we explore how our work enables corporate sustainability and sustainable finance. Learn more about how Planet can help […]

Michael Bloomberg, State of California and Planet Partner to Deliver New Satellite Climate Data Solutions

News

“Satellites for Climate Action” Brings Together Government, Technology, Philanthropy, and Environmental Groups to Use Satellite Data to Advance Climate Protection Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action; California Governor Gavin Newsom; and Planet, the San Francisco-based earth-imaging company, announced Satellites for Climate Action, a new initiative […]

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