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Artificial Intelligence for Environmental and Climate Protection – Our Guest Article Provides an Overview

The journal "ÖkologischesWirtschaften" looks at socioeconomics and ecological economics. RESET is pleased to be included in a new special issue on digitalisation and sustainability - with a guest article on artificial intelligence.

New RESET Publication: Artificial Intelligence – Can Computing Power Save Our Planet?

Artificial intelligence is developing at a rapid rate. Could AI also offer solutions to urgent environmental and climate challenges? How much can we ever trust AI? And what is the ecological impact of the technology? In RESET's first Greenbook(1) we set out to find answers to these questions.

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Data4Human: Aid Organisations Get a Helping Hand From the German Aerospace Center

Researchers at the German Aerospace Center are working to make space technologies available for humanitarian aid. The aim of their "Data4Human" project: to provide aid workers with the information they need to make crucial decisions - as quickly and precisely as possible.

Dr Tania: An Indonesian AI Chatbot Helps Farmers Identify and Treat Crop Disease

Dr. Tania is a smart farming app which uses a deep learning algorithm to help Indonesian farmers identify and treat crop disease and fight pests.

Interview: Climate Change AI – Combatting Climate Challenges With Collaboration and Machine Learning

An international group of experts from science and industry has joined together under the name "Climate Change AI" to promote the use of machine learning to tackle the climate crisis. We spoke with their chairperson, Lynn Kaack.

Wildlife Insights: A Google-Built AI is Taking Animal Surveillance to New Levels

With global biodiversity in crisis, conservationists around the world are devising more and more innovative ways to curb species loss. One of the latest initiatives is Wildlife Insights: a new tool that harnesses the power of AI to dramatically grow our knowledge about wildlife populations.

AI and Digital Volunteers Team Up to Help Amnesty Identify Human Rights Injustices in Sudan

Amnesty International’s Decoders programme is tackling major large-scale investigations into human rights and environmental abuses - powered by thousands of digital volunteers around the world. RESET spoke to Amnesty Decoders manager Milena Marin to hear about the evolution of their ‘Decode Darfur’ project in Sudan, and how now they’re using AI to expand their reach.

AI and Satellite Technology Team Up to Help Spot Ocean Plastic From Space

Cleaning up plastic in the ocean requires first spotting it. New research suggests that a combination of AI and satellite technology could make the process easier, cheaper and more effective.

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AI Helps Shrink the Carbon Footprint of Energy-Hungry Data Centres

More and more data centres are being built around the world - and as they grow in size and number, so does their sizable carbon footprint. Artificial intelligence could provide a solution.