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Ways Technology Contributes to Sustainability

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  1. 1. M A R K C U T H B E R T S O N W A Y S T E C H N O L O G Y C O N T R I B U T E S T O S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y
  2. 2. B u i l d i n g s m a r t c o n n e c t e d c i t i e s d e p e n d s o n s u s t a i n a b l e d e v e l o p m e n t . A s l a n d b e c o m e s a p r e c i o u s r e s o u r c e , s o d o e s t h e n e e d f o r i n t e r c o n n e c t e d c i t i e s t h a t m a x i m i z e w a t e r , s p a c e , a n d o t h e r r e s o u r c e s .   S M A R T S U S T A I N A B L E C I T I E S
  3. 3. T e c h n o l o g y h a s b r o u g h t i m p r o v e m e n t s i n r e n e w a b l e e n e r g y g e n e r a t i o n , a l l o w i n g m o r e c o m m u n i t i e s t o h a r n e s s s o l a r , w a t e r , w i n d , a n d o t h e r g r e e n s o u r c e s o f p o w e r . A s s u s t a i n a b i l i t y b e c o m e s a p r i m a r y g o a l , r e n e w a b l e t e c h n o l o g y h a s b e e n t a p p e d t o p o w e r h o m e s a n d b u s i n e s s e s . C L E A N E N E R G Y
  4. 4. W i t h m o r e c o m m u n i t i e s c o n n e c t i n g t o t h e i n t e r n e t , e v e n l o c a t i o n s w i t h o u t s p e c i a l i z e d h e a l t h c a r e c a n s e c u r e m e d i c a l a s s i s t a n c e t h r o u g h t e l e m e d i c i n e . R e c e n t l y , a n e w p o r t a b l e t e l e m e d i c i n e p l a t f o r m , i n t r o d u c e d b y N A T O , e x p a n d e d i t s p u r p o s e i n t o a d d r e s s i n g i m m e d i a t e n e e d s d u r i n g d i s a s t e r s a n d e m e r g e n c i e s . C O M P R E H E N S I V E H E A L T H C A R E
  5. 5. T e c h n o l o g y h a s m a d e i t p o s s i b l e f o r c o m m u n i t i e s t o a c c e s s e d u c a t i o n a l o p p o r t u n i t i e s t h r o u g h o n l i n e l e a r n i n g p l a t f o r m s . M a s s i v e O p e n O n l i n e C o u r s e s ( M O O C s ) h a v e e n a b l e d s t u d e n t s f r o m d e v e l o p i n g c o u n t r i e s t o g a i n t e c h n i c a l s k i l l s t h r o u g h s e l f - s t u d y . A C C E S S T O E D U C A T I O N
  6. 6. T e c h n o l o g y h a s m a d e t r a n s p o r t a t i o n o p t i o n s   g r e e n e r o v e r t h e y e a r s . T h i s n o t i o n h a s b e c o m e o n e o f t h e c o r e s u s t a i n a b i l i t y g o a l s i n c o m m u n i t i e s a l l o v e r t h e w o r l d , w i t h h y b r i d a n d e l e c t r i c c a r s n o w b e i n g u s e d w i t h a d v a n c e m e n t s i n f u e l c e l l t e c h n o l o g y . C L E A N T R A N S P O R T
  7. 7. F o o d s u s t a i n a b i l i t y i s a n i m p o r t a n t s t e p i n p r e s e r v i n g c o m m u n i t i e s . S m a r t a g r i c u l t u r e i s n o w p r a c t i c e d i n m a n y c o u n t r i e s , w h i c h i n v o l v e s u t i l i z a t i o n o f a d v a n c e d G P S t e c h n o l o g y t o m o n i t o r a g r i c u l t u r a l g r o w t h a n d y i e l d . M o d e r n c l i m a t e - c o n t r o l l e d g r e e n h o u s e s a l s o e n s u r e f o o d a v a i l a b i l i t y , e v e n i n e x t r e m e l y l o w o r h i g h - t e m p e r a t u r e s . N e w d i s e a s e a n d p e s t - r e s i s t a n t s t r a i n s o f a g r i c u l t u r a l p r o d u c t s h a v e b e e n i n t r o d u c e d t h r o u g h a d v a n c e d t e c h n o l o g y . F O O D S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y

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