article thumbnail

IEEE Young Professionals Take On Climate Change

Cars That Think

Developing technology to address the causes of climate change, mitigate its impact, and adapt to the crisis is one of IEEE’s top priorities. To assist with that effort, the IEEE Young Professionals group this year launched its Climate and Sustainability Task Force.

article thumbnail

IEEE’s Plan To Help Combat Climate Change

Cars That Think

The IEEE Board of Directors formed an ad hoc committee on climate change in February to coordinate its response to the global threat. Why should IEEE be involved in combating climate change? Why should members care about climate change? Rahman: Climate change is an existential threat to humanity.

article thumbnail

Australia Hosts First Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Green Car Congress

The first international conference held in Australia to discuss the science and options for adapting to climate change begins in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center, Queensland, on 29 June. Professor Palutikof.

article thumbnail

How Smart Energy Management for EV Charging Is Connected to the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference

Driivz

We found ourselves thinking about how Smart Energy Management for EV charging is connected to the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference; Countries from around the world continue to focus on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a key strategy for reducing the rate of global warming.

article thumbnail

California and Shenzhen, China, sign agreement to cooperate on fighting climate change

Green Car Congress

Moving to further strengthen California’s ties with China, California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary Nichols and Director of the Shenzhen Development and Reform Commission Xu Anliang signed a memorandum of understanding in Shenzhen that will expand cooperation at the subnational level to tackle global climate change.

article thumbnail

Radar Imaging Could Be the Key to Monitoring Climate Change

Cars That Think

Moreira’s technology also helps to track the effects of climate change. While attending his second conference, he says, he realized that by not being a member he was “missing out on many important things” such as networking opportunities, so he joined. He says IEEE has played an important role throughout his career.

article thumbnail

UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

Green Car Congress

The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. Progress is insufficient. However, challenges remain.