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Why Won't People Act On Climate Change? (An excerpt from our initial research report)

Why Won't People Act On Climate Change? (An excerpt from our initial research report)

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“Why won’t people act on climate change?” We started a research project to find out why people weren’t acting to prepare for climate change impacts and disasters. We wanted to know whether software could help. Our initial findings were surprising! Read an excerpt from the 42-page research report.

“Why won’t people act on climate change?” We started a research project to find out why people weren’t acting to prepare for climate change impacts and disasters. We wanted to know whether software could help. Our initial findings were surprising! Read an excerpt from the 42-page research report.

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Why Won't People Act On Climate Change? (An excerpt from our initial research report)

  1. 1. Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Sign up for Insights “Why won’t people act on climate change?” What we learned. How we learned it. What it means.
  2. 2. Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Sign up for Insights About Deploy Solutions • Canadian software developers, passionate about Earth and space. • Experts in software research, development, and innovation. • Develop cloud-hosted geospatial solutions using data from Earth and space • Researching climate change software solutions since 2019 • We support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2
  3. 3. Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Sign up for Insights The World’s Climate Change Emergency • Extreme weather events are a growing concern around the world • Climate change is a “real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity…health and the economy.” - Motion passed by House of Commons in Canada, on “Government Business No. 29 (National climate emergency)” • Issue affects current as well as future generations • Adaptation and risk mitigation are already necessary 3
  4. 4. Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Sign up for Insights The Software Research Project 4 • We started a research project to find out why people weren’t acting to prepare for climate change impacts and disasters • We wanted to know whether software could help. • We set two goals: 1. Find the worthwhile Problem 2. Find the software Solution (the Minimal Viable Product)
  5. 5. Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Sign up for Insights We asked Canadians what they thought about taking personal action related to Climate Change impacts. 5
  6. 6. Sign up for Insights Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Our Surprising Findings What we found…and what it means. 6
  7. 7. Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Sign up for Insights Become an OASIS Subscriber for free and read the full report! 7 • Subscribe to our OASIS newsletter for weekly insights on how software can help respond to climate change issues. • As a welcome gift, we’ll send you this full 42-page report. Topics include: • How we setup and ran this R&D project; • Who we talked to and what they said; • What are the top obstacles preventing individuals from taking positive action • A detailed breakdown of the top 3 problems. • How these problems can be overcome • The project results (so far) • What’s next
  8. 8. Sign up for Insights Software solutions for climate change problems. OASIS Help fight climate change. Subscribe to OASIS for free, and get this full report as well as weekly insights in your inbox! For a small monthly fee, join OASIS+ and gain premium access to live webinars, content, and tools. You will also be directly supporting our ongoing R&D. 8 Sign up for Insights

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