Deploying Electric Vehicles Into Shared-Use Services: Amping up Public Charging Demand to Justify an Investment in Infrastructure
This past October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report, “Global Warming of 1.5?C: A Summary for Policymakers.” A total of 91 authors and review editors from 40 countries worked on the report, basing their projections and conclusions on peer reviews and the more than 6,000 studies they examined. Lobbying by low-lying island states and others who were concerned that the assumptions and agreements from the Paris Climate Change Conference and Treaty might not be aggressive enough prompted the report’s creation.
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Smart Cities for a Sustainable Urbanization: Illuminating the Need for Establishing Smart Urban Infrastructures
Cities with substantial population growth continue to encounter economic, social, and environmental challenges in their daily operations. Figure 1 shows how the urban population, in which more than 55% of the globe’s people currently live, has nearly quadrupled since the 1950s. Globally, urbanization is expected to encompass 70% of the world population by 2050, resulting in an unprecedented increase in the consumption of existing resources.
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