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Frisch Gefischt: Start-up Shows How Difficult Sustainable Fishing Is in Germany

The local fishing industry in Germany is facing a challenge, as there have been no fish auctions since the 1980s. In an effort to make the fishing industry more sustainable, the Hamburg-based startup Frisch Gefischt is opting for an online solution.

Metr: How Digital Solutions Are Driving Down Real Estate Costs While Improving Sustainability

Could digital solutions be at the forefront of the construction industry's mammoth carbon footprint? Experts agree - they have potential. But the answer to making our buildings "smart" could be more complicated.

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“Digitalisation is Key to Climate Neutrality in the Building Sector”: An Interview with Sibyl Steuwer

How can we rapidly revolutionise the construction industry, and where are digital technologies playing a pivotal role? Sibyl Steuwer from BPIE shares her insights in an interview.

How Digitalisation Can Help Neighbourhoods Share Electricity

More players in the market are key to driving the shift away from fossil fuels — and digitalisation plays an important role in this. However, digital technologies themselves are also energy-hungry. But there are ways to keep the additional energy consumption low.

Why You Need to Charge Your Smartphone All the Time and What It Has to Do With Tracking

Digitalisation not only has a high electricity demand, but also ensures a constantly growing consumption of resources. Here's how changing your phone use can change this.

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Sustainable Digitisation In Action: 28 Contributions From Bits & Bäume

How can society become sustainably digital? This is the subject of the recently-published book 'Shaping Digital Transformation for a Sustainable Society'.

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Interview: Stadtnavi Herrenberg — Local, multimodal and open source for sustainable mobility

Stadtnavi takes the residents of Herrenberg from A to B multimodally. In an interview, project manager Jana Zieger explains why the city chose an open-source approach.

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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.

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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.