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Can Autonomous Robots Save The World?
In 2019, Dubai joined Amazon and Global Optimism’s The Climate Pledge to achieve net-zero energy by 2040 and introduced The Sustainable City. The initiative includes a robust sustainability philosophy that combines social, environmental, and economic factors. The infrastructure – home to around 3,000 residents – includes urban farming, renewable energy, waste and water reuse, recycling, and widespread electric transportation.
As we enter an era of global climate awareness, from both industrial and personal standpoints, consumers and producers must find innovative solutions to conduct business and consume products without harming the planet and better-utilising resources. This article will explore three main areas where robots can elevate our existence and help to save our planet
Is online shopping killing our earth?
Currently, last-mile delivery comprises up to 28% of the total delivery cost and is one of the least efficient and most polluting processes in the supply chain. As a part of freight transport, last-mile is criticised for causing externalities in urban areas such as greenhouse gases, congestion, and pollution. A case study observing the impacts of last-mile delivery on the environment in Hanoi discovered that last-mile delivery constitutes about 27% of all circulating vehicles and 13% of emissions.
Delivery: can robots save the planet?
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