Artificial Intelligence – Can Computing Power Save Our Planet?

 

Artificial intelligence has long since solved complex tasks and made our everyday lives easier. But do intelligent computer programmes also provide new solutions for environmental and climate protection? Here we set out to find answers to these questions.

Artificial Intelligence – Can We Save our Planet with Computing Power?

Artificial intelligence has long since solved complex tasks and made our everyday lives easier. But do intelligent computer programmes also provide new solutions for environmental and climate protection?

Can Video Game Hardware Help Climate Research? Nvidia to Create a ‘Digital Twin’ of Earth

The manufacturer of graphics cards wants to use its know-how to recreate the Earth in a digital simulation on a unprecedented one metre scale.

How AI Can Advance Sustainable Logging and Cut Back on Deforestation

Trees are essential to our environment, but they're also a much needed building material. A German team is looking to use AI and data to create more sustainable forestry.

New York’s Portable Recycling Plant Highlights a Micro-Manufacturing Future

While some manufacturers are going big, others are looking to small, self-sustaining microfactories as a more sustainable way to build things.

Passive Citizen Science: Could Your Animal Photos Be Helping Science – Without You Even Knowing?

Citizen science usually requires an active participant to get - and stay - involved. Now researchers have been experimenting with a passive approach that deputises photographers into conservation and nature research, without them having to do anything.

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.

Reimagining a New Generation of Artificial Intelligence – With Indigenous Worldviews

A recently set up initiative is exploring new conceptual and practical approaches to building ethical AI systems - from indigenous perspectives. The work they’re doing is both fascinating and deeply important, and it’s also asking profound questions about the relationship between humanity, nature and technology.

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.