Challenges embodied in SDGs need transdisciplinary approach

AFRICA The importance of the co-creation of knowledge involving African policymakers, scientists and agricultural experts to transform African agricultural and food systems in the context of climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Africa Agenda 2063 was emphasised during a round-table discussion on 14 November at COP27. TheContinue Reading

Strategies to Reduce Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment

Strategies to Reduce Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment The Thermal Energy Center at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, powers the campus almost entirely through electricity provided by geothermal energy exchanges. The project acts as a pilot program for the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3), a free database ofContinue Reading

Facebook updates Habitat environment to train 'embodied AI'

Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. In 2019, Facebook open-sourced AI Habitat, a simulator that can train AI systems embodying things like a home robot to operate in environments meant to mimic real-world settings, like apartments and offices. TodayContinue Reading