Our homes are our cradles, now more than ever. With the global pandemic continuing to affect and restrict us, our homes will continue to shape our livelihoods and impact our wellbeing. But as the world changes rapidly around us, with new technologies and energy-hungry devices entering our dwellings, some questions keep us up at night: Is my home safe? Is it comfortable to live in? Why is my energy bill going up? Is my home sustainable?
Over the last few decades, climate change has catapulted from a merely debatable topic to the modern crisis being faced by our planet. With each passing day and every new research, we learn more about the negative impact of human activities, industrial operations and others on our climate.
Every year, the world stands by for Earth Overshoot Day, which signifies the day when humanity has used up all the ecological resources our planet regenerates during the entire year. This year, Earth Overshoot Day was marked on July 29. Meaning, just seven months into 2021 we’ve lived well beyond our ecological means, spending far more than we earn.
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published today its half-year progress overview on setting up and advancing on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets.
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Global Footprint Network (GFN), a research organization that tracks how the world manages natural resources, today launched the “100 Days of Possibility” initiative. The initiative seeks to promote solutions that help address climate change and biodiversity loss.
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.