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Torge Peters

How to Accelerate the Energy Transition Using Digital Technologies

Which roles can digital technologies play in the transformation of our energy system towards using 100% renewable energy? In the latest "Energy Transition – The Future is Networked" Greenbook, RESET.org has researched solutions and interviewed experts. Here are the results.

A Seamless and Comfortable Public Transport System? Real-Time Data Could Make It Happen

Will my bus be on time? How full will it be? Is there still room for my bike? Real-time data and forecasts can not only help to align public transport with actual demand, but also make it more reliable and attractive for passengers.

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UrbanTide: Digital Tools for Tackling the Crises of Expanding Urbanisation

To remedy urban issues data is needed. UrbanTide hopes to provide this to local councils and organisations in an easy to use AI package.

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.

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.

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Digital Reset – New Report Calls for Fundamental Realignment of Digital Technologies

Digitalization, as it currently stands, exacerbates ecological and social crises. But digital technologies also offer the opportunity to put all sectors on a sustainable course. The report "Digital Reset" by TU Berlin and the Einstein Center Digital Future, shows how this can be achieved.

Interview: Climate Neutrality in Industry 4.0 – How Do We Get There?

In Germany, industry is responsible for around a quarter of all CO2 emissions. We talked to Grischa Beier (IASS Potsdam) about how industry can reduce its massive CO2 emissions with the help of digitalisation.

Bits&Bäume

Interview: “Digitisation urgently needs to be used for justice and environmental protection – the Bits and Bäume Conference is more important than ever.”

From 30 September to 2 October 2022, the second Bits and Bäume (Bits & Trees) Conference will take place at Technische Universität Berlin. We talked to Friederike Hildebrandt about the role of digitalisation at German environmental NGO BUND, as well as the importance of the conference.