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UrbanTide: Digital Tools for Tackling the Crises of Expanding Urbanisation

To remedy urban issues, such as fuel poverty and transport carbon emissions, data is needed. UrbanTide hopes to provide this to local councils and organisations in an easy to use AI package.

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Just in Time: Covering Rural Distances With On-Demand Shuttles

Are on-demand shuttles the future of rural car-free transport? Some areas in Germany are already reducing emissions by sharing rides.

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

Radio Wave Power: New Technology Generates Power from Radio Frequencies

Could invisible radio frequencies be the future of the smart city Internet of Things revolution?

Hedera: Boosting Microfinance with Digital Data

Microfinance can be a major boon to low-income and underserved households, but understanding its full impact is often difficult to gauge. Hedera seeks to change this by providing digital tools that allow microfinance institutions to get a better insight into the needs of their clients.

How Can the Mobility Transition Gain Momentum?

The transport sector is still responsible for enormous CO2 emissions. A mobility turnaround is urgently needed. But what are the essential steps and what role does digitalisation play in this?

Interview: Sustainable Digitisation Needs Cooperative Lobbying from Bits and Bäume

Last October, thousands of people gathered again at the Bits and Bäume Conference to discuss sustainability and digitization. We spoke with Friederike Rohde (IÖW) on developments and successes of the conference and important next steps for sustainable digitisation.

Rolls Royce Unveil Hydrogen Jet Engine – Is Green Hydrogen About to Take Off?

Hydrogen has long been speculated as a potential fuel of future aviation. Are we close to achieving this goal?

The Global Environmental E-Waste Problem: What Can You Do About It?

E-waste is the world’s fastest growing waste mountain. But there are ways to stop this development.

AI Buoys Creating an Early Warning System for Whale Protection

Large whales can have important environmental and economic impacts. New AI buoys are being rolled out to protect them.