Data and progress have largely been seen as synonymous, but speakers at a recent carbon forum cautioned against the potential of data to distract attention from the real problems facing the environment.
Mervyn Horgan and Sarah Rotz –
Technology is radically transforming the nature of farming, combining the use of digital tools and automated machines to help farmers increase productivity and reduce the use of pesticides. So what does the future of agriculture look like as the digital revolution unfolds?
Mario Pezzini and Gabriela Ramos –
If countries were to eliminate gender-based discrimination and guarantee equality by 2030, global GDP would increase by some $6 trillion. New data could yield insights that help to make this vision a reality.
If you were a doctor, how many vital signs would you look for in your patient? In the same way, by keeping track of the other ways the environment is changing, the world can understand and respond better to climate change.