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.
What the experts saying about digitisation and sustainability? RESET asked them to find out.
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.
How can we successfully transform our energy system towards climate neutrality? For Severin Beucker, co-founder of the Borderstep Institute, the most important prerequisites are efficient and intelligent grids and consumers.
What is civic tech and how can it facilitate political protest? Daniel Staemmler from Humboldt University Berlin answers these questions.
How do Amazon, Google, Facebook and Co. influence public discourse? And what possibilities are there for regulation? We talked about this with Vérane Meyer and Torben Klausa, authors of a recently published study by the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
Are photos made by satellites problematic in terms of data protection? Is there enough regulation around the use of drones? How can we ensure that remote sensing data isn't misused? We talked about all of this with data protection expert Marit Hansen.
Satellites offer us crucial information that can help us protect our planet, but while the number of satellites in orbit grows, so does the amount of space junk - dead satellites, pieces of machinery and debris left by humans in space. We talked to Holger Krag from ESA about why space junk is a problem and about what is being done to clean up the mess.
While we are all affected by climate change, not all climate impacts are created, or distributed, equally. In the interview series "Voices of Climate Justice", we talk to environmental activists from the Global South about their experiences, activism, opinions and hopes for the future. Read on to discover all of the interviews in the series.