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    Category: Climate change

    April 22 is Earth Day, and the focus of this year’s campaign is environmental and climate literacy, highlighting the issue of deforestation in particular. According to the Earth Day Network, our planet is currently losing over 15 billion trees each year, which is equivalent to 56 acres of forest every minute. Ericsson is committed to….

    It’s that time of year again – on Saturday, March 25th between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. in every time zone around the world, we are all invited to support Earth Hour by turning off our lights to raise awareness about climate action. A variety of activities are scheduled at Ericsson headquarters and at many of….

    Like most operators, Vodafone Netherlands has seen tremendous growth in mobile network traffic in recent years, which has required continuous investment in extra network capacity and new technologies. Since Vodafone Netherlands is committed to ensuring that their energy consumption does not grow at the same pace as network traffic, they have been especially receptive to….

    This guest post by Dr. Brenda Connor, Head of Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation Systems, Ericsson North America, was originally published on November 15 on the Networked Society Blog. In New York City today, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2016 Green Summit. Each year, the Green Summit provides a venue to delve into pressing….

    Digital transformation for a better future was in the spotlight at the 17th Ericsson annual event held in the historic Italian Senate (Palazzo Madama) building in Rome on July 6. Politicians, private representatives, and young people discussed the challenges Italy faces to meet the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted last year by the….

    Last June was the wettest on record in the Netherlands, with more than 200mm of rain. At the same time, it was also the hottest June ever globally. This is a clear sign of the changing climate. The average temperature on Earth is 1.3C higher than it was 30 years ago. And experts say that….

    Last weekend, my family and I celebrated the ancient Midsummer holiday just like the majority of Swedes. And just like many Stockholmers, we left the city in favor of traditional Swedish feasts in the beautiful nature Swedish countryside. Once we arrived, my daughter commented on the fresh air, the absence of traffic and all the….

    Today, we are featuring a guest post from Ulf Ewaldsson, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Group Function Technology, Ericsson, published on the World Economic Forum’s Cities and Urbanisation blog. The sector of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has a crucial role to play in driving sustainable growth and social inclusion worldwide…..