World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise awareness and to encourage action to protect the environment. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic this year’s event is the first digital World Environment Day.
Our world is constantly shaped by so-called mega-trends: trends that are broad, global, and dramatically impactful. No matter what lenses are applied, urbanisation is one of those predominant mega-trends, which is changing our cities and the way most of us live.
A new report says that solar photovoltaics (PV) account for the fastest growing renewable energy source. In 2019, one-fifth of all renewable capacity deployed globally consisted of individuals and small businesses installing solar PV modules on their roofs.
IEC is to take part in talks on the critical environmental requirements for electronics. The organizers are the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) and IPC, a global trade and industry-based association which represents the printed board and electronics assembly industry.
Some 140 participants from around the world joined the Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN) and Marine Energy Alliance (MEA) projects webinar on the topic of standardization and certification for offshore renewables on 19 May.
Beer Opatsuwan is an active contributor to standards development in Australia as well as at the IEC. He currently serves as the alternate member on the IEC Standardization Management Board (SMB), in support to Kareen Riley-Takos, Standards Australia’s General Manager Operations.