Digitalization: is it slowing or accelerating climate change?
Online shopping, streaming videos, gaming ... digital technologies are playing an ever-larger role in our everyday lives. That can be problematic for protecting the climate. It is important to use technology wisely: otherwise, we risk unnecessary waste of energy and other resources.
Planetary Boundaries: The wealth of the biosphere
Biodiversity and intact ecosystems are important stabilizing factors for the Earth and climate system. However, human intervention in natural systems is threatening this ecological stability. What can we do to protect the biosphere?
Innovative aircraft models, synthetic alternatives to jet fuel, climate-preserving routes: There are many approaches to making aviation more environmentally friendly. What are researchers working on?
Every tree betters our lives
Trees populating the urban landscape mitigate the impact of climate change on people. Yet trees themselves are suffering from the rise in temperature. Thus in designing truly healthy urban living spaces, people and trees must be considered together.
Climate protection - a benefit for all?
Does climate protection mean sacrifice? It depends on the perspective. Klaus Russell-Wells says: No. A healthy lifestyle - for us - is also good for the climate.