Our current global environment is undergoing significant changes that have never been experienced in the history of humanity. Coupled with an increase in rural to urban migration, the need to create sustainable communities and cities is more visible than ever before. We take a look at the notion of 'Smart Cities'.
For many people, it's not always possible to curl up in a warm bed at the end of the day. The Sheltersuit Foundation has designed an innovative, super-warm jacket that becomes a bed at night - a portable shelter for people who don't have a roof over their heads.
We have to drastically reduce global CO2 emissions in the next few years if we are to achieve the Paris climate targets. A young startup from Germany believes that buying up those emissions could help us achieve that goal.
Whether war, cramped living conditions or natural disasters - in humanitarian crisis situations, aid organisations often face the issue of how to ensure a sufficient food supply for affected populations. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has developed a solution.
What if you could show your gratitude and appreciation to the people who made your favourite products, in the same way you might tip the staff at a favourite restaurant? With tip me, now you can.
Green City Watch is working at the intersection of geospatial data and artificial intelligence in a bid to streamline and optimise the way cities care for their green spaces. RESET spoke to co-founder Nadina Galle about their work and to find out how the technologies they're using could change our relationship to nature in the long term.
Disposable, single-use surgical face masks are quickly becoming yet another throwaway product that's a burden on the environment. In France, one startup has come up with a way to give them a second life.
With a focus on oil spills, natural gas fracking and illegal fishing networks, SkyTruth’s work empowers NGOs and members of the public to become environmental watchdogs with a bird’s eye view.
Global levels of meat consumption are still extremely high, putting pressure on other resources such as land and water and playing a significant role in increasing carbon emissions. A study by the German Environment Agency has taken a closer look at different meat alternatives that could lighten that load.