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400 ppm of CO2 was just another line in the sand, and we’re not stopping there

400 ppm of CO2 was just another line in the sand, and we’re not stopping there ) But this year, the entire planet has hovered above 400 ppm of CO2 with no indication that we’ll for some reason experience a precipitous drop.No, there’s no huge tipping point where 399 ppm would have been A-OK but now 400 is climate apocalypse.

Microsoft: Data and data centers to drive fourth industrial revolution

Microsoft: Data and data centers to drive fourth industrial revolution ” Those are the compelling words delivered by Microsoft’s chief environmental and cities strategist Rob Bernard, speaking at VERGE 16 earlier this month.“The world is experiencing the very real effects of climate change, including extreme weather, droughts, air quality problems and the warming of our oceans,” Bernard says.

Climate change and sustainability top of the agenda for smart city objectives

Climate change and sustainability top of the agenda for smart city objectives ​Climate change, resilience and sustainability will make up half of all smart city objectives by 2020, according to the latest research from Gartner.39 billion units in 2020, representing 20% of all smart city connected things in use.