Chicago-based start up Cityzenith says its IoT data visualisation tool, 5D Smart City, is being adopted by 10 major cities worldwide. According to the company, its tool helps organisations around the world, both government departments and commercial enterprises, “make sense of urban data – big and small.” “Cities have produced more data in the past […]
In a statement to the UN Conference on Climate Change in Bali, Indonesia, the ITU outlined a list of activities aimed at enhancing its efforts to combat global warming. Among the list, the ITU says its Telecommunications Standardization Advisory Group (TSAG) strongly backs the hosting of an international symposium that will call for a systematic […]
CES urges visitors to offset emissions: In addition to a commitment to offset the environment impact of the show through donations to renewable-energy, energy-efficiency and reforestation efforts, organizers for this year’s 2008 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is urging visitors to the show to offset the carbon footprint of travelling to the event.
Norwegian operator, Telenor, and 12 global corporations headquartered in Norway, will collaborate on a project called KlimaGevinst or “Climate benefit,” to make the country’s businesses a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “Telenor want to contribute to combat climate change
British Telecom can be seen as a clear leader in the fight against climate change, both within and outside the telecom sector. The company has embarked on a major companywide movement to reduce carbon emissions, implemented policies to reduce travel, and recently announced plans to spend some £250 million to build wind farms to supply […]
Comment by Tony Chan 2007 was a historic year for the energy sector and its increasingly related half-sister – climate change. It was the year that Al Gore received a Nobel Peace Prize for his documentary film (and worldwide lecture tours) on the pending threat of climate change, a year when the price of oil […]
It is clear from our first Green Telecom survey on climate change awareness in the Asia Pacific telecoms sector that, with the exception of a few leaders, the majority of operators in the region have yet to adopt any policy whatsoever to tackle what has been described as the greatest crisis facing human kind. The […]
Senior executives from 150 global companies have signed a communiqué to the United Nations calling for a comprehensive, legally-binding framework to combat climate change. Led by The Prince of Wales’s UK and EU Corporate Leaders Groups on Climate Change, which are developed and run by the University of Cambridge Programme for Industry, the communiqué was […]