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Interview at COP28

FortyGuard CEO Jay Sadiq Shares Vision for Urban Cooling in Exclusive COP28 Interview

FortyGuard, a trailblazer in urban climate intelligence, is proud to announce that its founder and CEO, Jay Sadiq, was recently featured in an exclusive interview as part of the COP28 series. The interview delved into FortyGuard’s mission to combat climate change through innovative climate tech solutions, highlighting the company's data-driven approach to cooling cities and its use of AI for climate analysis.

In the conversation, Sadiq outlined FortyGuard’s strategy in addressing climate change, emphasizing the importance of a data-centric methodology. “Our organization approaches climate change by focusing on innovative climate tech solutions,” Sadiq stated. He elaborated on how FortyGuard specializes in collecting and analyzing urban temperature data to create detailed heat maps, aiding urban planning and policy-making efforts to mitigate the urban heat island effect and encourage sustainable city development.

When asked about best practices for solving the climate crisis, Sadiq championed the use of data and AI. “Leveraging data and AI allows us to understand and predict climate patterns more accurately,” he explained, noting that advanced analytics and AI are pivotal in developing targeted strategies to lessen environmental impacts and adapt to climate change effectively.

Sadiq also discussed FortyGuard’s engagement with local stakeholders, describing collaboration with city planners, businesses, and community leaders as key to their strategy. By sharing actionable insights derived from temperature data analysis, FortyGuard empowers stakeholders to make informed decisions, ensuring climate actions are tailored to local needs and objectives.

Highlighting the potential of technology in climate action, Sadiq identified AI-driven environmental analytics as particularly promising. “AI’s capability to process vast amounts of data and provide actionable insights is crucial for understanding and combating climate change,” he remarked, underscoring the importance of technologies that enable precise monitoring and prediction of environmental changes.

FortyGuard's participation in the COP28 series underscores its commitment to leveraging innovative solutions to address global warming and enhance urban livability. The company continues to lead the charge in urban climate intelligence, using cutting-edge technology to forge a cooler, more sustainable future.

About FortyGuard

FortyGuard is at the forefront of developing AI-powered solutions for urban temperature management, offering precise analytics and cooling strategies to combat the urban heat island effect. Committed to sustainability and innovation, FortyGuard's technology plays a critical role in enhancing urban resilience and public health. For further information about FortyGuard's mission and technology, visit

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