4IR and the environment

This report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation (SMF) focuses on the role that Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies can play in improving the environment. In particular, it explores the role of 4IR in reducing air pollution and decarbonising the economy. It is the fourth in a series of SMF reports on 4IR, following its 2018 reports on the use of 4IR in the home and the workplace, and its report earlier in 2019 on 4IR in local government.

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