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World Journal of Environmental Engineering. 2019, 6(1), 7-16
DOI: 10.12691/wjee-6-1-2
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IoT for the Failure of Climate-Change Mitigation and Adaptation and IIoT as a Future Solution

Nesma Abd El-Mawla1, , Mahmoud Badawy2 and Hesham Arafat2

1Department of Communications and Electronics, Nile Higher Institute for Engineering and Science, Mansoura, Egypt

2Department of Computers and Systems, Faculty of engineering, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

Pub. Date: March 21, 2019

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Nesma Abd El-Mawla, Mahmoud Badawy and Hesham Arafat. IoT for the Failure of Climate-Change Mitigation and Adaptation and IIoT as a Future Solution. World Journal of Environmental Engineering. 2019; 6(1):7-16. doi: 10.12691/wjee-6-1-2


Day after day the world stuck more and more in wars, pollution and so many other risk that threaten the environment. With a population of more than 7.3 billion, the planet suffers from continuous damage from human activity. As a result of these human distortions, climate change is one of the most fatal challenges that face the world. Climate Change won’t be stopped or slowed by a single action, but with the help of too many small contributions from different fields, it will have an impressive impact. Changing to electricity generation, manufacturing, and transportation generate most headlines, but the technology field can also play a critical role. The Internet of Things (IoT) in particular, has the potential to reduce greenhouse emissions and help slow the rise of global temperatures. IoT includes more than super brilliant new gadgets and smart widgets. It also influences the Earth's condition, from its available resources to its climate. In this paper we are showing that technology itself could be the tool will save the world if we take advantage of it. Environmental monitoring is a broad application for the Internet of Things (IoT). It involves everything from watching levels of ozone in a meat packing facility to watching national forests for smoke. These solutions are the first step toward creating a numerous connected infrastructures to support innovative services, better flexibility and efficiency. We also make a spot on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and its challenges as the future is for it.

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