Each week, the MCi team shares some insightful and relevant articles that have been on the reading pile, keeping you up to date with the latest developments and discourse from the clean technology sector and the new circular economy.
Climateworks: 88% Reduction in Industrial Emissions Possible
Focusing on five key industries, (Steel, Aluminium, Liquified Natural Gas, Other Metals, and Chemistry). ClimateWorks along with a number of research partners have identified that an 88% reduction in emissions is possible
Explosion of Interest in Green Building Materials
There has been a massive surge in interest in green building standards, and the use of low-carbon materials in recent years. As Cushman and Wakefield have noted, this interest extends not just to new builds, but also to refurbishing and refitting existing buildings.
New Tool Enables Realtime Visualisation of Earth's Changes
Data analysis conducted by The World Resources Institute in conjunction with Google has enabled the visualisation of changes to the earth in realtime.
Called Dynamic World, this fantastic tool zooms in on the planet in 10-by-10-meter squares from satellite images collected every two to five days. The program uses artificial intelligence to classify each pixel based on nine categories that range from bare ground to trees, crops, and buildings.