How coronavirus has changed US shopping habits

How coronavirus has changed US shopping habits

According to a new study by McKinsey & Company, lockdown has shifted consumer behaviours, with digital marketplaces growing while brand loyalty diminishes. International lockdowns and social distancing have forced most of us to change our day to day behaviours as far as contact with others is concerned. This has had ramifications...

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How Microsoft’s new underwater servers will help create a greener internet

How Microsoft’s new underwater servers will help create a greener internet

Microsoft has been running an experiment to see if underwater servers could bring faster and more energy efficient internet to the coast, and it’s proved to be a resounding success. In 2018 Microsoft had the idea of sinking an entire data centre to the bottom of the Scottish sea to see if a submerged setting could provide a more reliable and energy-efficient future for its servers. Concluding a two-year experiment,...

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Highlighting food systems is crucial in the fight against climate change

Highlighting food systems is crucial in the fight against climate change

A new report reveals that climate action on food systems can deliver 20 percent of the overall global emission reduction needed by 2050. Policy makers have failed to highlight national food systems as a key area in the fight to keep global temperatures from rising 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels, a new report from the United Nations, World Wildlife Fund, and Climate Focus has revealed. For context, the agriculture, forestry, and...

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Uber to switch entirely to electric vehicles by 2030

Uber to switch entirely to electric vehicles by 2030

Drivers will receive an extra few dollars if they switch to electric vehicles, though it will cost riders more per trip. Uber has announced that it will exclusively be using electric vehicles by 2030 in the US, Canada, and Europe. It won’t be forcefully pushing drivers to switch their cars out for electric alternatives but will bump up prices to increase revenue for those that do. Trips will cost riders...

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Lewis Hamilton joins new electric car series Extreme E

Lewis Hamilton joins new electric car series Extreme E

The new tournament has been designed to highlight key climate crisis issues, taking electric cars off road in a series of SUV races. Lewis Hamilton has just announced that he’ll be entering his own team of racers into the new Extreme E tournament that will begin in 2021. Created by Formula E series founder Alejandro Agag, Extreme E has been created to raise awareness about the worst environmental damage happening as...

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