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Episode 7 : Can AI solve the climate crisis?

Season 1, Ep. 7

Can technology participate in solving the climate crisis? When it comes to energy waste optimisation, AI can step in and help. It can also optimise energy grids and make renewable energy sources more efficient. However, AI can’t tackle all problems related to the climate crisis and it is more often a short-term solution to a long-term problem. 



Sources:

How Can We Use AI To Address Global Challenges Like Climate Change? : Forbes

Electricity consumption worldwide in 2022, by leading country : Statista

Cal Fire now using artificial intelligence to fight wildfires : CBS News

Reducing Emissions from deforestation and degradation : Caisse des Depôts

Could AI help stop deforestation before it starts? : World Wildlife Magazine

IKI Project – An International Climate Initiative : Environmental Emergencies Centre

Mining for Data: The Extractive Economy Behind AI : Green European Journal

Energy and Policy Considerations for Deep Learning in NLP : Emma Strubell Ananya Ganesh Andrew McCallum

Climate change : World Health Organization



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