The EU's Copernicus programme opens its Earth Observation database for Climathon 2017

The EU's Copernicus programme opens its Earth Observation database for Climathon 2017

Participants in cities joining Climathon 2017 – the world largest climate action hackathon to date – will create their solutions with the help of space data . The satellite data will be provided by the European Union's earth observation programme Copernicus . The 24-hour Climathon on 27 October will include participants and organisers in more than ...
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How major cities in Italy are participating in Climathon 2017

How major cities in Italy are participating in Climathon 2017

The global Climathon will also take place in key cities across Italy. Below, the organisers provide an overview of the hackathon's challenges in some of them. On 27 October people across Italy will participate in a global climate action hackathon. The global Climathon movement is powered by the EU's climate innovation initiative,&nbs...
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Tallinn, Estonia, announced as Climathon 2017's global hub

Tallinn, Estonia, announced as Climathon 2017's global hub

We were really excited to announce this week that Tallinn, Estonia, will serve as the "Mainstage" for Climathon 2017. The activities in Estonia, which currently holds the EU presidency, will be broadcast via Facebook Live. During the worldwide hackathon – this year's edition takes place on 27 October 2017 – students, entrep...
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Climathon: Building momentum for the 2017 climate summit COP23

Climathon: Building momentum for the 2017 climate summit COP23

Climathon 2017 is set to be the biggest global climate hackathon in history. But just a week after the Climathon takes place on 27 October– with organisers and participants in cities on every continent of our planet – almost all the world's countries from come together for the twenty-third global climate change summit, COP23. The first-ever gl...
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30 Winning Solutions That Could Change the World

30 Winning Solutions That Could Change the World

Every year, people around the world take part in a global 24-hour Climathon to solve climate change challenges in cities. Each city participating in the global Climathon works on a climate change challenge that reflects what affects local urban life most.  Anything from air pollution and waste manag...
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