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You Won’t Believe How Much Carbon Clickbait Websites Produce!

A new study reveals the full environmental and economic impact of clickbait websites.

Greenwashing in Online Fashion: Consumers are Being Deceived by Sustainability Claims

A new comprehensive database supports consumers in their search for sustainable products. Only 14 per cent of products with sustainability labels meet the research team’s high credibility criteria.

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

Climate Pledges by Companies are not Ambitious Enough

Since the Paris Climate Conference, hundreds of companies have published ‘Net Zero Pledges’ in which they show how they intend to contribute to climate protection. But they are all not far-reaching enough, as the Climate Pledge Rating shows.

COP27: Where Was Digitisation?

COP27’s new “loss and damage” funding agreement has been hailed as a great success, but was there serious progress towards a green digital transition?

Can Nanomembranes Provide Cheap, Safe Drinkable Water Without the Need for Electricity?

Much of the world is wracked by water scarcity. Can high tech nano-engineering provide surprisingly simple and cheap solutions?

The Seas Are Also Being Deforested but One Startup Has a Simple Solution

Kelp forests play an important role in climate protection and biodiversity – but their numbers are dropping fast. Can this simple solution save them?

Satellite Technology Expose World’s Methane Leaks at COP27

Bloomberg has teamed up with an emissions monitoring organisation to expose the extent of methane leaks across the globe.

Can AI Computing Let Us ‘Talk’ to Sperm Whales?

A multi-disciplined project is using machine learning to decode the complex calls of sperm whales. Will we soon be able to ‘talk’ with them?
RESET.org

RESET International Is Hiring an Online Editor with Focus on Sustainability and Digitalisation

The English language version of RESET.org is looking for an editor and writer to join the team!

Low Powered Tech Can Heat and Cool Your Home Using Natural Humidity

Humidity is all around us, and it could be a power source that is going to waste. One Israeli startup is harnessing humidity for home heating.

Device Made for the Moon May Aid in Carbon Sequestration on Earth

A pocket-sized device intended for use on the Moon could soon play a key role in Japan’s ambitious plans to sequester carbon dioxide.