5-9 September: 6th ITU Green Standards Week to focus on Smart Sustainable Cities

5-9 September: 6th ITU Green Standards Week to focus on Smart Sustainable Cities

The 6th ITU Green Standards Week (GSW) will explore the importance of technical standardization in enabling the transition to Smart Sustainable Cities. In preparation for the upcoming Habitat III, participants will work towards the agreement of a declaration highlighting the…

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Submarine comms cables for climate monitoring and disaster warning: New publications from ITU/WMO/UNESCO-IOC Joint Task Force

A new ITU/WMO/UNESCO-IOC study has analyzed potential sources of funding for the use of submarine communications cables in ocean and climate monitoring and disaster warning, finding that the most promising sources of funding appear to be in select development banks,…

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New ITU standard for city-level assessment of ICT environmental impact

ITU members have approved a new standard to assess the environmental impacts of cities attributable to information and communication technologies (ICTs). The internationally agreed methodology provides cities with a uniform means of quantifying ICTs’ energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG)…

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