Our Mission

Climate Change Made Tangible

We empower property buyers, owners, and brokers by exposing and quantifying the risks related to the climate crisis through our proprietary risk assessment and report.

In the press

8 important — and overlooked — questions to ask before buying a home

“8 important — and overlooked — questions to ask before buying a home.”

Climate change be damned. More Americans are moving to high-risk areas

“Climate change be damned. More Americans are moving to high-risk areas”

'A big risk': Data shows more people are moving into cities most at risk for fire and drought

“Fairweather advises caution when purchasing homes in areas with high climate risks. For one, insurance premiums may be incredibly high, if an insurance company will cover you at all.”

Our Team

We are science, real estate and technology veterans with a passion for consumer advocacy and conservation.

Dr. Annie Preston

PhD Computer Science, UC Davis

Annie is a data scientist focused on risk communication and data visualization for atmospheric science, air pollution, and wildfire management.

Dr. Maximilian Stiefel

PhD Geography, UC Santa Barbara

Max is an environmental scientist focused on socio-environmental risk and resilience to wildfire, drought, and other hazards. He is a former fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

Dr. Skylar Olsen

PhD Economics, Univ. of Washington

Skylar is an economist specialized in environmental policy and econometrics. She was previously Senior Principal Economist and Director of Economic Research at Zillow.

Dr. Julian Fulton

PhD Energy & Resources, UC Berkeley

Julian is a water resources researcher with expertise in drought, water conservation, and hydrology. He is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies at California State University Sacramento.

Dr. John Abatzoglou

PhD Earth System Science, UC Irvine

John conducts climate related research specific to wildfire, agriculture and hydrology. He is an Associate Professor at UC Merced.

Cal Inman

Cal is a Bay Area developer and lecturer at UC Berkeley, Masters in Real Estate Development + Design.

Sam Eckhouse

Sam is a technology strategist focused on high performance computing, private, and public cloud.

Brad Inman

Brad is a journalist and publisher of the real estate industry media company Inman News.

Dr. Sean Woznicki

PhD Biosystems Engineering, Michigan State University

Sean conducts hydrological research focusing on watershed modeling, flooding, and remote sensing in the context of environmental change. He is an Assistant Professor at the Annis Water Resources Institute, Grand Valley State University.

Dr. Daniel Swain

PhD Earth System Science, Stanford University

Daniel is a climate scientist focused on extreme events—including droughts, floods, storms, and wildfires—on a warming planet. Daniel holds joint appointments in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA, the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes at NCAR, and at The Nature Conservancy.

Paul Stuart

Paul is a lifelong data wrangler and distributed systems expert. When not radically simplifying complex infrastructure and software, Paul dreams of sustainable and off-grid living in the wilderness.

Rob Barber

Rob is a Chief Executive, board member and investor with 25+ years of diversified experience in real estate data. Rob is the CEO of ATTOM, a leading provider of land, property and real estate information solutions for 150M+ U.S. residential and commercial properties.

Jesse Keenan

PhD Real Estate and Spatial Planning, Delft University of Technology

Jesse is a globally recognized thought leader focused on the intersection of climate change adaptation and the built environment, including aspects of design, engineering, regulation, planning and financing. He was among the first scholars to study the relationship between climate change and real estate and was among the first to publish peer reviewed evidence of the existence of a climate change signal in the real estate and mortgage markets. Jesse is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and former Chair of the U.S. Community Resilience Panel for Buildings and Infrastructure Systems, a federal interagency initiative formerly under the Obama White House Climate Action Plan. He is the Favrot II Associate Professor of Real Estate at Tulane University.

Michael Cucchi

Michael brings over 20 years of high-tech and software industry expertise from executive roles at Project44, PagerDuty, Cognizant, Pivotal, Akamai, and Riverbed. He has a proven record in driving product strategy and competitive intelligence with a current focus on driving efficiency and sustainability across the global supply chain.

Nicole Engels

Nicole is a business development expert passionate about driving growth while addressing climate challenges. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Master of Arts in International Relations from The University of Edinburgh.

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