In 2016, T-Systems South Africa developed a smart water meter, which measures how much water is taken from a well or discharged from a water treatment facility. The system also allows leaks to be pinpointed and eliminated faster.
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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the UN's largest consulting project. More than 7 million people were surveyed for the project. On September 25, 2015, the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda along with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Arctic in particular is severely affected by climate change. According to the SMARTer2030 study published by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative in 2015, using information and telecommunications technologies can help prevent a global increase in CO2 emissions. That means that CO2 emissions can be reduced by 12 billion tons by 2030 in comparison with carrying on as we are now. That is the equivalent of almost 20 percent of global emissions.
A number of European cities have already been equipped with smart street lighting. The lamps have integrated motion, air pollution, temperature and acoustic sensors. They use this information to decide when to shine and at what intensity. They also reduce energy consumption as they are LED lamps – a consistently efficient solution.