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NFTs: The Hype, the Climate Cost, and a Greener Future

Almost as quickly as NFTs stormed the scene, so did criticism of their carbon footprint. Is a greener future possible for blockchain technology and digital art?

RESET Panel at the Bits & Bäume Conference: A Successful Energy Transition in Your Neighbourhood

From September 31st to October 2nd, 2022, the Bits & Bäume Conference will take place in Berlin. RESET will take the stage to host an expert panel.

Civic Tech

Ways out of the Climate Crisis with Digital Civic Engagement

With the help of digital tools, citizens can uncover environmental problems, collect important data and support protective measures. In this Special Feature, we explore the question: How can civic tech solutions advance climate protection?

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Satellites and Drones

Effective Helpers for Sustainable Development?

When it comes to protecting the environment and tracking changes in our climate, satellites and drones have become indispensable. If only there wasn’t the issue of all that space debris… In RESET’s latest special feature, we’ve been taking a look at the potentials – and pitfalls – of satellites and drones for a sustainable future on this planet.

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Artificial Intelligence

Can Computing Power Save Our Planet?

Artificial intelligence has long since solved complex tasks and made our everyday lives easier. But do intelligent computer programmes also provide new solutions for environmental and climate protection? Here we set out to find answers to these questions.

 

 

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Blockchain and Sustainable Development

How Does It Work?

Everyone is talking about blockchain and DLT. But what exactly are they and how do they work? In RESET’s latest Blockchain Special, we offer some answers to those questions and take a look at how the tech can be used for both social and ecological good.

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E-Mobility

Is Electromobility Key to a Future-Proof City?

Is the future electric? Our roads might still be dominated by conventional cars right now, but when it comes to e-mobility, there are promising developments. We looked at the current status quo, the potentials and future predictions, for an electric revolution.

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Solutions and backgrounds by topic

New Breakthroughs in Nuclear Fusion Announced – But How Clean is Fusion Power?

Fusion power is still some decades away, although new strides are being made every year. But how does fusion compare with nuclear fission power?

Wireless AI Sensors Can Give Ultra-Early Warnings of Growing Wildfires

If wildfire can be caught early, they are much easier to tackle. Networked AI sensors are providing the tools to give fire crews a head start.

DIBIChain: Putting a Product’s Entire Life Cycle on the Blockchain

A life cycle assessment reveals a product’s ecological impact from before it is produced, through its use, and until its disposal. The DIBIChain is designed to make this process easier and more transparent.

Virtual Power Plants and Peer-to-Peer Trading Can Take Small Producers to the Next Level

Digital technologies are providing even small mini-grid developers with the tools to act like the big guys.
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RESET Interviews: How to Make Sustainable Digitisation a Reality

What the experts saying about digitisation and sustainability? RESET asked them to find out.

Owl Wings Could Help Us Design Quieter Wind Farms and Airplanes

With their combed front edge and fringe at the back, owl wings could serve as the ideal model for quieter wind turbines.

The New Transparent Open Source Model Tackling Learned Biases in AI

Until now, the development of AI-based technologies for recognising text and speech has been in the hands of large technology companies. BLOOM aims to make this more transparent.

Will a New Algorithm Rating the Sustainability of Our Food Change Consumer and Producer Behaviour?

When it comes to your weekly shopping, which products are the most sustainable? A new project ranks 57,000 popular food items.