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First, the good news: When it comes to fighting climate change, we’ve made more progress than ever. Now the stark reality: It’s nowhere near enough.
All of us use search engines everyday, and most of us use Google. This makes a lot of money for them, but can it also generate funds for charitable causes?
Digital technologies offer the opportunity for more people to participate in research and policy, collect environmental data and create the pathways to demand climate action. This is what Civic Tech is all about. But what exactly is behind this term?
For Geraldine de Bastion, digitisation is a development that we can - and must - actively shape. And also that we should use digitization for more climate protection. We talked to her about civic tech in environmental and climate protection and the challenges of digital engagement.
Digital maps form an essential tool for humanitarian response. A group of mapping volunteers are now working to ensure all crises spots are covered.
Whether its counting penguins, deciphering historical records or listening to the stars, Zooniverse harnesses people power to assist in breaking down the big data behind scientific research.
Consumers are rarely given information about where their clothes come from and how they were made. In Germany, a new platform aims to bring more transparency into textile supply chains.
Google has decided to abandon Project Loon - their ambitious plan to bring the internet to rural areas via giant floating balloons. But while this project shuts down, experiments with alternative solutions to the digital divide continue.