University with Sustainability Practice Enabled by Solar Panels, Smart Tech and Rainwater Recycling - source CNBC
The U.K. is home to some of the world’s oldest — and most prestigious — universities. And while these may be centers of excellence for learning, many institutions’ buildings were built centuries ago and are in need of refurbishment or, in some instances, total replacement.
It’s a problem that’s not restricted to higher education. Across the country, a lot of building stock is old and not as energy efficient as it should be.
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) has set a target to become a "university for all ages" as Thailand now faces a drop in the number of high school graduates and technological disruption.
On the surface, Somphote Ahunai, one of Thailand's few self-made billionaires, is easily compared to Elon Musk -- the ostentatious, genius Tesla founder, who is as well known for his prophetic futurisms as for his frequent, unbecoming Twitter outbursts.
Residents in many of Asean's most polluted cities have been delighted to observe significant decreases in pollution levels as a result of Covid-19 lockdown measures that have disrupted the economy, and thus many pollution-causing activities.