Environment

 

Climate change, environmental destruction, biodiversity loss – the challenges we face are huge. But despair isn’t a great source of motivation. Here we flip the narrative of typical climate change reporting to look at innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges.

Can AI Computing Let Us ‘Talk’ to Sperm Whales?

A multi-disciplined project is using machine learning to decode the complex calls of sperm whales. Will we soon be able to 'talk' with them?

Low Powered Tech Can Heat and Cool Your Home Using Natural Humidity

Humidity is all around us, and it could be a power source that is going to waste. One Israeli startup is harnessing humidity for home heating.

Device Made for the Moon May Aid in Carbon Sequestration on Earth

A pocket-sized device intended for use on the Moon could soon play a key role in Japan’s ambitious plans to sequester carbon dioxide.

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How to Accelerate the Energy Transition Using Digital Technologies

Which roles can digital technologies play in the transformation of our energy system towards using 100% renewable energy? In the latest "Energy Transition – The Future is Networked" Greenbook, RESET.org has researched solutions and interviewed experts. Here are the results.

Is Onboard Carbon Capture the Way Forward for Cleaner Cargo?

Shipping is a significant contributor to global carbon emissions. Can onboard carbon capture drastically reduce this?

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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.

Can Decommissioned Mines Become Green Power Generators?

A new report supports the idea that underground mines can be transformed into energy storage facilities, adding the possibility of on-demand, carbon-free power to energy grids. Written by Sarah Derouin of AUG's Eos Magazine

Open Source AI Platform Calculates the Carbon Within Every Individual Tree

Many national governments lack the tools, or will, to accurately assess their reforestation efforts. CTrees is a platform aiming to provide transparency and accountability.

RESET Panel at the Bits & Bäume Conference: A Successful Energy Transition in Your Neighbourhood

From September 31st to October 2nd, 2022, the Bits & Bäume Conference will take place in Berlin. RESET will take the stage to host an expert panel.