Content to: climate protection

A Windy Future: Can Wind Power Lead our Clean Energy Revolution?

Bob Dylan famously claimed "the answer is blowin' in the wind". Does the same apply for our growing energy and environmental crisis?

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.

Sea Power – Solutions from our Oceans and Rivers

Our seas and oceans are an impressive force of nature, but they also hold the potential for innovative new environmental solutions.

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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.

Introducing the Climate Solutions Inspired by Nature

From sensors inspired by dandelion seeds, to sensors installed on the heads of seals. Sometimes nature itself provides the inspiration for modern environmental technology.

Can Artificial Whale Excrement Restore the Natural Balance of the Ocean?

Whale faeces is the starting point of many food chains in the ocean. Researchers are now trying to use excrement from the lab as fertiliser to boost the CO2 storage of the oceans.

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.

SolarisKit: The Flat-Pack Solar Heater That’s Ready in 15 Minutes

Solar thermal water heaters have been around for a while, but their expensive and scale means they're only available to wealthy homeowners. A new flat-pack version wants to change that.

Could Dumping Corn Waste into the Deep Sea Solve our Carbon Woes?

We're already used to seeing bales of corn waste in our fields, but could they soon become a familiar sight on the ocean floor?