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The Governor Of Rhode Island Approved Legislation Early In July Requiring The State To Obtain All Of Its Electricity From Renewable Energy Resources By 2033.
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The Governor of Rhode Island approved legislation early in July requiring the state to obtain all its electricity from renewable energy resources by 2033. No American state has a more ambitious timetable than this one. “Anything more ambitious, and I would start being a little skeptical that it would be

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The Environmental Impact Of Ai Makes Regulations Vital For A Sustainable Future
Energy & EnvironmentArtificial IntelligenceFeaturedNews

The debate about the necessity for regulation of computing-intensive apps and the chips that power them is being sparked by worries about the environmental impact of AI. The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment held the Advancing Technology for a Sustainable Planet

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A Recent Research From Mit Lincoln Laboratory And Northeastern University Has Investigated The Savings That Can Be Made By Power Capping Gpus Used In Model Training And Inference, As Well As Several Different Methods To Reduce Ai Energy Use In Light Of Growing Concern Over Huge Machine Learning Models' Energy Demands.
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A recent research from MIT Lincoln Laboratory and Northeastern University has investigated the savings that can be made by power capping GPUs used in model training and inference and several different methods to reduce AI energy use in light of growing concern over huge machine learning models’ energy demands. Power

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Sustainable Tech And Ai
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Sustainability is a term thrown about quite often in conversations that we have, in the workplace or at home. The umbrella term sustainability includes depleting resources, increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, and more. The concept of sustainability as we know it today was defined in the 1980s. Since then, it

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Sustainability Data Reveals Surprises
Energy & EnvironmentData ScienceFeatured

Data has evolved to be present in every part of our lives. When buying a product, we search for a consumer rating or an expert giving us a statistic on how effective the product is. We collect data from our experiences and use it to guide future actions. A similar

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Pushing Boundaries With Machine Learning
Machine LearningEnergy & EnvironmentFeaturedHealthcareTechnology & IT

Machine learning (ML) is how a system learns and adapts its processes from the patterns found in large amounts of data. When we think of machine learning, some prominent examples come to mind. For instance, the way product recommendations on Amazon are eerily similar to Google searches you’ve done. The

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Improving Quality Of Life In Future Cities: Data As A Tool To Promote Sustainability
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceFeaturedInternet of ThingsTechnology & ITTransportation & Logistics

The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for

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Big Data Plays Surprising Role In Fight Against Climate Change
Big DataEnergy & Environment

Global warming. For a topic as massive, important, and (somehow) controversial, big data is a clear option for sorting through the muck. What information is reliable? What solutions are realistic? When a global issue pits the future of humanity against, well, everything humanity is accustomed to, facts are vital. Big

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Apple Goes Green With €1.7B Investment In European Data Centres Running On Renewable Energy
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Apple has announced an investment of €1.7 billion to establish two data centers, one each in Ireland and Denmark, running completely on renewable energy and will support its services iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri in Europe. Marking Apple’s biggest such investment in Europe, the data centers will

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Global Forest Watch Taps Big Data To Prevent Deforestation - Setting Precedent For Climate Change Reversal Initiatives
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The world’s forests are being destroyed at the rate of 50 football fields every minute. Deforestation is a leading factor, triggering climate change. However, a lot remains unknown about it as it occurs, like, ‘where forests are cleared, why it happens and who is responsible.’ By the time, deforestation is

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