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ITU Workshop on tackling climate change and Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Measurement
Cotonou, Benin, 19 July 2012 Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int
 
Abstracts
 
Overview of SG 5 activities, Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman ITU-T SG 5

This presentation looks into structure, working methods and focus of the work of the ITU and its lead Study Group for electromagnetic environment and climate change. It includes a view at the current mandate of SG 5 and its working Parties.
Benchmark and best practices on SAR limits enforcement, Flavio Cucchietti, Telecom Italia

Telecom service providers are constantly researching into the latest technological instruments for checks and controls of electromagnetic emissions, eco-environmental behaviors and the standardization of all their relevant aspects. Among the aspects under investigation is SAR and all mobile terminals marketed are constantly analyzed both in the pre-marketing phase and in the quality control of supply.
​Standards for base station mast and pylon, Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman ITU-T SG 5

This presentation looks into Standards for the protection of radio installations and gives an overview of ITU-T/SG5 Publications related to this issue.
It covers a range of things to be considered in order to obtain effective protection such as earthing and bonding and lightning protection. Relevant standards produced by other SDOs are also mentioned.
Tutorial on relevant ITU-T Recommendations (K.27, K.35 and K.56), Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman ITU-T SG 5

This presentation looks into relevant ITU-T Recommendations for the Protection of Base Stations. The presentation shows that the Protection of an installation against lightning may require a combination of:

• Lightning protection for the building
• Protection on incoming lines
• Resistibility of equipment
• Earthing and bonding of installation
Methodologies to assess ICT footprint, Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman ITU-T SG 5

This presentation looks into the relevant ITU-T Recommendations (L.1400, L.1410, L.1420)   for assessing the environmental impact of ICTs with a Scope including: goods, networks, services and organizations.

This Common set of methodologies has been developed for the assessment of ICT carbon footprint.  Such methodologies will helps to establish the business case to go green and it’s easily understandable that without them it will be impossible to provide meaningful comparisons.