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Nature EDITORIAL 29 June 2021 Nature 595, 7 (2021) doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01735-z A low-carbon future rests on an essential, yet also problematic, technology. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries — already widely used in laptops and smartphones — will be the beating heart of electric vehicles and much else. They are also needed to help power the world’s electric grids, because...
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The GSMA’s latest report assesses the imperative to reduce emissions in the 5G era, how networks consume energy, which innovations can help boost efficiency and the challenges that remain in the way. Nov 2020 Authors: Tim Hatt, Emanuel Kolta https://data.gsmaintelligence.com/research/research/research-2020/5g-energy-efficiencies-green-is-the-new-black
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The way in which a telecommunications company operates and deploys its network has an enormous influence on its energy and carbon emission performance. The challenge 5G will cause an enormous rise in energy consumption and has the potential to be one of the biggest culprits in contributing to adverse environmental impacts through greenhouse gas emissions....
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Source: https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/att-catches-carbon-neutral-bug-expands-ccat-coverage/2020/09/ Sydney Sawaya | Associate Editor September 17, 2020 11:30 PM AT&T caught the tail end of the green echo reverberating throughout the tech industry this week, announcing a new commitment to be carbon neutral across its entire global operations by 2035. To get there, the company plans to focus on six targets. By virtualizing network functions...
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Source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/ericsson-5g-could-dramatically-increase-network-energy-consumption/?fbclid=IwAR1el13F0N3pAHoTS8S4B_F8avgobQNKaJnqIMVK78MtRSgW8SIDxV0T3us By Davine Janssen | EURACTIV.com 24-07-2020 It is the industry’s responsibility to roll-out the fifth generation (5G) of wireless communication networks without increasing energy consumption, Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson writes in a report outlining how this can be done. “Energy consumption is set to increase dramatically if 5G is deployed in the same way as 3G...
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Source Published 3/6/2020 Opinion Sitra is grateful for the opportunity to comment on the auction of the 26 GHz band. Climate change and biodiversity loss are progressing at an alarming rate. For example, the Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published in October 2018, highlighted the exceptional gravity of the situation. Limiting global...
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By  Dr. Devra Davis  01/05/20 AT 10:33 AM The ravaging fires of Australia’s drought-riddled bush provide a global warning. Amidst the largest mass evacuation in its history with no relief in sight, thousands of Australians are now forced to shelter-in-place, while others are crammed into seashores where they await rescue by naval ships. Their only hope is to...
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New telecom demands in Germany will burn as much electricity as Cologne, Dusseldorf and Dortmund combined, says Aachen report. December 12, 2019  By Peter Judge Newly introduced 5G mobile communications will drastically increase the energy demands of data centers, according to a German study sponsored by utility provider E.ON. The report (PDF, German) from RWTH Aachen University,...
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