Tag: Big Data

Your Pot Habit Is Making Climate Change Worse

By John R. Platt / TakePart October 11, 2016 Energy consumption by indoor cannabis farms will soon rival that of data centers.   What’s the carbon cost of legal marijuana? It turns out that every little joint and edible adds up. A new report finds that marijuana cultivation accounts for as much […]

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Big Data for climate-smart agriculture

Big Data for climate-smart agriculture Researchers are taking advantage of Big Data analytics to help fight climate change. Photo: r2hox (view original) Data-driven climate adaptation could revive rice yields in Colombia and beyond. From forecasting presidential elections to predicting disease outbreaks, analysts are finding ways to turn Big […]

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