Mark

Mark Newton

About me

A freelance writer originally hailing from England, he moved to Berlin in 2012 and hasn’t looked back. Prior to this, he gained a MScEcon in Strategic Studies from Aberystywth, specialising in information strategy and military-media relations. He also finds it awkward to write about himself in the third person.

Articles by Mark

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?

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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.

RESET Joins MagnEFi Conference for Talk on Digitisation and Sustainability

RESET was asked to present a talk on the many ways digital technologies can impact our environment.

Is Zinc the Future for Renewable Power Energy Storage?

A new zinc-based battery claims to do away with many of the disadvantages of lithium-ion batteries, and at a lower cost.