The world is witnessing tremendous innovation in wireless technologies, leading to significant changes in how humans and machines interact with one another. These new wireless technologies and the changes they support are generating exciting opportunities to address environmental impacts in a range of fields, from agriculture to utilities to forest conservation.

“ WE NEED GREEN WIRELESS NOW ”

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THE WIRELESS INDUSTRY MUST BECOME GREEN NOW

The wireless industry has the potential to enable emissions reductions much greater than its own emissions.

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REDUCE WASTE FROM MOBILE DEVICES

Safely reuse, recycle, or dispose of products or components; maximize the use of existing products and systems

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REDUCE THE IMPACT OF MOBILE DEVICES

Assess and reduce the impact of using rare minerals such as tungsten, tin, and neodymium extracted from conflict-torn areas.

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LOWER ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Use energy-efficient solutions in base stations and data centers; encourage RAN sharing and single RAN kits.

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ASSESS THE IMPACT OF 5G ON THE ENVIRONMENT

Are milli-meter waves safe for humans? Wildlife? How can we reduce the impact of small cells on the environment?

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SUPPORT GREEN AGRICULTURE

Assess and reduce the impact of using rare minerals such as tungsten, tin, and neodymium extracted from conflict-torn areas.

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LOWER GREEN HOUSE GAZ EMISSIONS

Use wireless technologies in smart meters, smart grids and smart buildings to lower GHGs.

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IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR CITIZENS

Measure air and water quality as well as any sort of pollution.

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PROTECT WILDLIFE

Track and protect endangered species, use satellite, IoT , drones to measure reforestation initiatives and detect forest destruction.

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SUPPORT CARBON OFFSETTING

Measure and support carbon offsetting initiatives across all industries.

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