environmental issues

12th November 2021

Blue Door podcast: The environmental benefits of connected transportation

Blue Door podcast: The environmental benefits of connected transportation

David Owens, Darwin’s head of technical trials and chief pilot, went on O2 Business’s Blue Door podcast this week to talk about the environmental benefits of connected transportation.

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10th November 2021

Smart, Green, Connected Vehicles: The Future of Transportation

Smart, Green, Connected Vehicles: The Future of Transportation

It was a pleasure to be involved with the University of Glasgow’s ‘Smart, Green, Connected Vehicles: The Future of Transportation’ panel on 4 November! The occasion marked the opening of the Darwin Innovation Lab at the University of Glasgow.

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1st November 2021

Measuring vehicle emissions to analyse air quality: the Air Quality Platform

Measuring vehicle emissions to analyse air quality: the Air Quality Platform

Air quality is an issue for countless people, particularly those living in urban areas, and climate change is an issue for everyone. In the fight against the pollutants behind these issues, information is essential.

In collaboration with ESA and AWS, Darwin has been working on the Air Quality Unit, a device that measures the pollutants emitted by vehicles, and the Air Quality Platform, an online platform that gathers and processes this information. We spoke to Darwin’s CEO, Milos Petrovic, about how this air quality analysis works and why it matters.

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29th June 2021

Self-driving cars and the environment

Self-driving cars and the environment

With the advent of any large change in technology, it’s important to consider the potential environmental impact. What are the environmental costs? What are the benefits? Is this change a positive one for the world we live in?

Self-driving cars, or CAVs, are approaching our roads. We’re going to take a look at the environmental impact of self-driving cars, and at some of the benefits.

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29th April 2021

Darwin Advent Challenge trees planted

Darwin Advent Challenge trees planted

In December, the Darwin team completed the Darwin Advent Wellbeing Challenge: we managed to walk a total of one million steps over the Advent period. We planned to celebrate our success by planting a tree at Harwell campus for each day of the challenge.

The planting itself was slightly delayed by frost. On Tuesday 27 April, though, we were able to plant our wellbeing challenge trees!

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