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Djokovic to play in Wimbledon despite being unvaccinated

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It’s a decision that has split many tennis fans but Novak Djokovic will play at this year’s Wimbledon event despite not being vaccinated against Covid-19

The world number one travelled to Melbourne, Australia, earlier this year after believing he would be able to play, only to get knocked back on the eve of the Australian Open.

The 34-year old then missed tournaments in the U.S. due to Covid rules, but the All England Lawn Tennis Club has given him the tick of approval.

Chief Executive Sally Bolton says “we are planning to return to a normal Championships this year and so we don’t intend to implement any of the Covid-19 measures that we saw last year in any substantial fashion”.

But the ban against all Russian players will stand and that means World Number 2 Daniil Medvedev won’t play.

The ban relates to the War in Ukraine and what Wimbledon organisers said should not be “used to benefit the propaganda machine of the Russian regime”.

Djokovic labelled the ban as “crazy” and the ATP also criticised the decision.

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Commercial real estate targeted for producing 40% of global emissions

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Commercial real estate contributes significantly to global emissions, with reports suggesting it makes up to 40% of the total – so is there a solution in sight?

Global strategies are setting out to transform this impact by promoting the development of sustainable buildings.

As climate change continues to be a pressing global issue, the commercial real estate sector must pivot towards more eco-friendly solutions.

One of the most impactful actions that can be taken to mitigate the environmental impact of commercial real estate is the implementation of building automation systems.

Louise Monger, Vice President, Digital Buildings of Schneider Electric, joins to share her key insights into the issue. #featured

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Australia’s electricity grid faces an urgent overhaul as consumption dramatically doubles

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By 2050, AEMO has predicted that Australia’s electricity use will double due to renewable energy and electrification, prompting a necessary overhaul of the country’s aging power grid.

The adoption of renewable energy sources and electrification is set to double Australia’s electricity consumption by 2050.

The fast-adoption has created an urgent need for reconfiguration and enhancement of the nation’s century-old electricity grid.

James Hunt, Pacific Vice President of Power Systems and Services of Schneider Electric joins to discuss. #featured

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House of the Dragon season 2 profits despite review scores

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Viewership Surge: 1 Million Revisit “House of the Dragon” Ahead of Season 2.

 

HBO took a big bet on its “Game of Thrones” spin-off, with one million people rewatching the first season of “House of the Dragon” in the days leading up to the Season 2 premiere, according to Warner Bros. Discovery. However, not all reviews have been glowing. #featured #trending

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