12 Feb '18, 9am

Rethinking carbon for the new economy

The following is adapted from State of Green Business 2018 , published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost. As the world moves toward a low-carbon economy, a fourth industrial revolution is taking place where advances in digital technology, artificial intelligence and robotics are combining to fundamentally change the way we live, work and do business. Many of these new technologies require increasing amounts of electricity, which will have to be generated from super-efficient, low-carbon sources if the world is to achieve the Paris Agreement on climate change to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. The information and communications technology (ICT) sector, where proliferating connected devices are giving rise to an internet of things , could see electricity use soar. At the same time, it is creating opportunities for more efficient energy use . For example, the...

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