Category Archives: Weather & Economy

Partnering for Power in Communities

Electricity fuels our active lives. Helping to keep the power on in communities is why we’ve teamed with National Grid. As part of a major initiative, we are completing the installation of 55 WeatherBug Weather Stations throughout New York, Massachusetts … Continue reading

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WeatherBug Comes to Nepal

In January, Michael Siemann, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland and researcher/developer for the Earth Networks – WeatherBug e5 home energy efficiency program, travelled to Nepal to install a new WeatherBug weather station in the remote village of … Continue reading

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Historic U.S. Drought Intensifies

By Earth Networks – WeatherBug Meteorologist John Bateman A strong upper-level ridge of high pressure continued to dominate the nation’s weather this week, bringing hot and dry weather to much of the U.S. east of the Rockies. Despite some beneficial … Continue reading

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Contingency Planning: Preparing for the Worst

by Stuart Hershon, Earth Networks What would you do if a severe storm was gathering strength and heading straight for your area? How would you prepare knowing that you had limited time to take the required steps to mitigate injury, … Continue reading

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Earth Networks Talks Extreme Weather on Capitol Hill

By Greg Douglas, Director of Business Development, Earth Networks Earth Networks is a member of Oxfam America’s new Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP) alliance – a group of companies with a deep interest in supporting responsible business practices … Continue reading

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Local Data Powers IBM’s Deep Thunder

– by John Bosse, Director of Energy & Government Services, Earth Networks Through our partnership with IBM, Earth Networks had been providing data from our global weather network for use in IBM’s Deep Thunder project. For the initiative, we have … Continue reading

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