By guest author PATRICIA ESPINOSA, Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention On Climate Chance (UNFCC)
A year ago, one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, we faced a long winter, with the knowledge that COP26 would be delayed by a year. Nevertheless, we said
that it was an opportunity for nations to continue to build Arthouros Zervoscarbon budgetclimate changeCOP24Frank ShumanREN21 Read More
How can Geothermal Energy Combat Climate Change?
History says that the first use of geothermal energy occurred more than 10,000 years ago in North America by American Paleo-Indians. People used water from hot springs for cooking, bathing and cleaning.
The first industrial use of geothermal energy began near Pisa, Italy in late climate changeGeothermal Energy Read More
“The Internet of Things can help decarbonize our energy system, provide modern energy systems to every human being, manage our infrastructure, and allow us to adapt to and address climate change”. Arun Majumdar, Director of Stanford’s Precourt Center for Energy.
At the time of writing 134 of the 197 ministerial countries have ratified the environmentIoTUNFCCC Read More
A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
A robot must protect its own existence as Artificial IntelligenceClean Energyclimate changeG20paris agreementUNFCCC Read More
The current explosion in technological innovations has been hailed as the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). When compared with previous industrial revolutions, the Fourth is disrupting almost every industry in every country, with the breadth and depth of these changes heralding the transformation of entire systems of production, management, and governance.
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Today´s plastics produced in factories tend to end up in a multitude of destinations. Different types of plastics are usable for different types of products, which means they each have their own lifecycle and polluting effect on the planet. Currently plastic production is not fully optimized and in most parts G7G7 SummitOcean ProtectionPlasticRecycling Read More
The food we waste contributes roughly 8 per cent of total anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Ranked with countries, food would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases globally, just behind the United States and China.
When you uncover the uncomfortable truths, the stats become more startling still:
- Agriculture is a major food waste Read More
A net zero building, is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site.
As we move towards a future where sustainability and rising energy prices COP24greenbuildnetzeroNZEBsustainable architecturesustainable designWGBC Read More
“Because quite soon – before we’ve reached the end of this century, even – I think that what people call robots will have taken over.” Robots will rule the world? “Well, yes. They’ll be in charge.” In charge of us? “Yes, if we’re still here. Whether they’ll have taken over #climatechange-theneweconomy#Enea#robotsclimate changeparis agreementtechnologyUNFCCC Read More
From New York to London, Mexico City to Bangalore, all big cities around the world have an unpleasant common denominator - rush hours, stressful traffic jams, and frequent car accidents that have slowly become the new daily standard of modern living. Not only the collapsing traffic causes frustration and stress, autonomousvehicleclimatechangeCOP24ElonMuskEmissionsgreenhousegassustainable developmentTesla Read More