Is AI good for environmental sustainability?

Register for a candid discussion on AI’s impact on environmental sustainability and explore the opportunities and challenges it presents.

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15.00 - 16.00



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About the event

Join us for a lively debate, as part of the Innovate UK BridgeAI programme, that delves into one of the critical questions in today’s tech landscape: Is AI truly beneficial for environmental sustainability?

AI holds great potential for transforming the landscape of environmental sustainability, yet its applications also raise concerns about their ecological footprint.

In this webinar, seasoned experts from industry and academia will present both sides of the argument.

We’ll not only explore AI’s potential benefits but also consider its environmental costs.

What we aim to achieve:

  • Raise Critical Questions: To encourage AI adopters to start questioning AI developers about key adoption issues and environmental sustainbality.
  • Seek Solutions: To inspire AI adopters to look for innovative solutions that address these crucial issues and reduce associated risks.
  • Form Cross-Sector Communities: To foster collaborative, cross-sector communities that have the power to democratise the decision-making process concerning potential new legislation and policies related to AI.
  • Shared Responsibility: To empower our audience to collectively determine how AI should be responsibly and safely harnessed to benefit businesses, society, and the environment.

Who should watch?

If you’re interested and or involved with AI, whether as a developer, user, or adopter, this recording is for you.

We welcome participants from organisations of all sizes across the UK:

  • AI adopters within our target sectors of agriculture and food processing, construction, transport and creative industries
  • Those in the early stages of considering AI adoption to those who’ve already integrated AI into their systems, are particularly important.

Our aim is to change the behaviour of AI acceptance and provision, fostering a greater awareness of key issues. This event series is a vital step in that direction.

Why watch?

By watching this recording, you’ll:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the risks and benefits associated with AI, ensuring responsible AI adoption and development.
  • Hear insights from experts in the field about the environmental costs and advantages of AI and have the opportunity to engage them in meaningful discussions.
  • Collaborate in seeking solutions to address these critical issues and reduce associated risks.

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