Climate Talk: What weather, what future? E3CI at Primaveranda 2024. Budrio, 22th April 2024

On April 22 the 35th edition of the Primaveranda festival, organized by the Pro Loco of Budrio in collaboration with Emil Banca, was held in Budrio. In particular, Primaveranda was the stage for a conference on the climate emergency entitled “Climate Talk: What Weather, What Future? Towards a (Im)Possible Future: Understanding Climate Change with Big Data and AI.”

The conference featured talks by Luca Mercalli, president of the Italian Meteorological Society, and Gianluca Galletti, former Minister of the Environment and current president of Emil Banca, among others. On this occasion, Marco Becca of IFAB – International Foundation Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Human Development presented the potential of using data to address climate change through E3CI, an index that, by analyzing and monitoring extreme weather events over time, reveals long-term climate trends and enables informed decisions on the impacts of weather events.