Cyrus Farivar and Alex Knapp of Forbes write about a tech platform that is looking to prevent damage from extreme weather events.
- Zesty.ai gathers satellite imagery, building permit data, and local weather trends to predict future wildfire risk.
- Insurance companies then use this information to access premiums based on this risk.
- Having rates accurately reflect risk is crucial for adapting to climate change and limiting the toll from extreme weather events.
Read the full article here.