The climate change emergency around us is developing at daunting speed. Last month, leaked details of an upcoming UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report highlighted that tipping points which are projected to exacerbate the impacts of global warming — such as the melting of polar ice caps — have nearly been reached.
There are many ways to speak about an internship opportunity. The classic way would probably start with something along the lines of “it was the opportunity of a lifetime”. Perhaps another way is to express the disappointment of it being virtual but coming to the realization at the end that a lot was learnt.
By Philippe Delorme, Executive Vice-President, Energy Management, Schneider Electric
Energy waste is happening all around us, and it’s contributing to climate change. Yet fighting this invisible foe is near impossible – unless we make the invisible visible. Digital innovation, combined with a shift to more electrification, holds the key to tackling climate change, unlocking the ability to see and measure our impact, so we can recognise and reduce it.
Ironically, digital adoption is also one of the biggest barriers to action. Confusion around what to invest in has caused many to delay decisions and wait for a ‘miracle cure’. This paralysis is part of the problem.
Climate change is an imminent U.S. financial risk. According to a study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, continued temperature increases and failure to drastically cut emissions could result in a 10.5% cut in U.S. GDP alone by 2100.
Rueil-Malmaison, France, July 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rio Tinto a leading global mining and metals company, and Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a first of its kind collaboration to develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers.
At Schneider Electric we believe that energy is a basic human right and we are dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold ideas that can re-shape a smarter and more sustainable future for both: our industry and our company.