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ICT could combat climate change

The ICT sector could play a central role in combating climate change and promoting economic growth across the EU, claims BT in a

In The role of ICT in reducing carbon emissions in the EU, BT claims that ICT-enabled solutions could reduce EU carbon emissions by 1.5 Gt CO2e in 2030
In The role of ICT in reducing carbon emissions in the EU, BT claims that ICT-enabled solutions could reduce EU carbon emissions by 1.5 Gt CO2e in 2030

new report.

In The role of ICT in reducing carbon emissions in the EU, BT claims that ICT-enabled solutions could reduce EU carbon emissions by 1.5 Gt CO2e in 2030, equal to 37% of the EU’s total emissions in 2012. Smart manufacturing, smart buildings and smart energy account for 74% of the potential carbon savings identifid by the report.

Larry Stone, BT President of Government & Public Affairs, said: “Increased use of ICT solutions could help ensure the European Union meets its carbon emissions reduction targets. They are also an important enabler for the circular economy.”

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