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People Power: Making the Energy Transition Through Prosumership

Grassroots activism, favourable regulations, financial incentives, and good, old-fashioned peer pressure are key to the energy transition.

Waste Heat: What it is and How to Convert it to Energy

What if the heat from, say, server farms or subway tunnels can be used to warm homes? Waste heat recovery technologies seek to close the energy loop.

New RESET Project: Mission Climate Neutrality – Driving Transformation with Digital Solutions

RESET is launching a new project. In four online special features, we are approaching the question of how the target level of climate neutrality can be achieved with digital support - and as quickly as possible.

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Recycleye: Robotics and Image Recognition Team Up for Automated Trash Sorting

For many people, tossing garbage into the bin marks the end of their relationship with it. It has now become someone else's responsibility and - if it has not been disposed of properly - someone else’s problem.

How to Reduce Your Digital Carbon Footprint

Every single search, every streamed video and every email sent, billions of times over all around the world, it's all part of our daily life by now. But it all adds up to an ever-increasing global demand for electricity, and a large digital carbon footprint too. What can we do to reduce the impact our energy-hungry online lives are having on the planet?

Okular: Free Image Viewer Becomes the World’s First Eco-Certified Software

Energy use and digital technology isn't just all about hardware. Software can also have a huge impact on the energy requirements of our technology.

AeroSHARK: Lufthansa Turns to Nature to Cut Down on Aviation Emissions

Making planes more aerodynamic cuts down on fuel and reduces carbon emissions. But how much savings can 'sharkskin' provide?

Magway: Is Maglev Technology the Future of Low Carbon Home Delivery?

Imagine a world in which deliveries zoom through underground tunnels direct to your door. An innovative project in the UK hopes to make this a reality.

3D Printing: Adding a Sustainable Dimension to Modern Life

Modern 3D printing is already well on the way to revolutionising traditional manufacturing processes, but it also has huge potential for sustainable development and humanitarian aid.