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.

Cash for Trash: The App Entering You Into a Lottery Every Time You Bin Litter

A UK app has created a special cash lottery for anyone picking up and binning litter.

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.

RESET Recommends: 10 Hand-Picked Big Impact Fundraising Projects for 2021

Struggling with a gift idea this Christmas? Why not donate to one of these innovative good causes?

What Can Environmental DNA Teach Us About Ocean Biodiversity?

Could the bodily fluids of sea creatures contain clues on how to best preserve our oceans?

Solutions Instead of Apocalypse – Donate to RESET Now!

There are only seven years left to curb the climate catastrophe. Seven valuable years to bring smart solutions forward. That's exactly what we're doing with RESET - and you can support us!

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.

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Civic Tech: Citizens Drive Environmental and Climate Protection with Public Data, Apps and Platforms

With citizen-owned digital tools, environmental data and government knowledge can become part of the common good and starting point for change.

COP26: Too Little, But Not Too Late

First, the good news: When it comes to fighting climate change, we’ve made more progress than ever. Now the stark reality: It’s nowhere near enough.

Apparel 100: Open Data Looking to Clean Up the Fashion Industry

Open data platform WikiRate aims to unravel the reality behind the sustainability and labour commitments made by the world’s largest clothing manufacturers.