Latest in Tag: environment Highlight

Latest in Tag: environment


Making the Middle East a safe environment for crypto investing

This year the blockchain industry has evolved, infiltrated traditional sectors, become more credible through increased regulation, and seen blockchain hubs of innovation cemented in smaller jurisdictions. The features that the blockchain industry has adopted now mirror that of a more mature space, such as the widening breadth of professional services, the mainstream adoption of crypto …

Frank Wagner

AI could help us protect the environment — or destroy it

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve exponentially. With environmental concerns ever more at the forefront, experts are turning to AI to find sustainable solutions. But the technology also presents risks.Today, we can pull out our smart phones and use various apps to enhance our everyday lives. Digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are …

Deutsche Welle

Biofuels: Good or bad for the environment?

Industrialized countries have subsidized the use of biofuels in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But campaigners say a focus on bio-based crops for fuel may actually be doing more harm than good.In the early part of this century, as governments grappled with how to most effectively combat global warming, policymakers put carbon emissions …

Deutsche Welle

Cheer up! Can optimism help protect the environment?

Is the state of our environment really all doom and gloom? The first Conservation Optimism Summit suggests a need, as well as a cause, for optimism.Watching the news or browsing through your Facebook timeline, you might get the impression that our planet is doomed. Resource extraction, mass extinction of species and climate change – the …

Deutsche Welle

Berlin environment blog: Green messages

Someone in Berlin is leaving words in green on the sidewalks. And the message is clear: take climate change seriously.I could have made it to work quicker today. But spontaneously, I decided to get out of the tram and walk through the Berlin neighborhood of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin. Turns out it was a good …

Deutsche Welle

Berlin environment blog: Garbage bottleneck

Once they have a certain amount of alcohol in their blood, it seems Berlin’s party people forget about their staunch environmentalism. How else can you explain this gallery of bottles?Come on guys, take your eyes off your smartphone displays for a minute and focus on the street you are currently walking on. Or have a …

Deutsche Welle

Berlin environment blog: wings of desire

Berlin has a reputation as a green capital. In this blog, we see if that’s true and go in search of the good, the bad and the ugly of the city’s environment. So… Magpies? Good, bad, ugly? Or just plain evil?Several times a week, I cycle past the same spot. Sounds boring, I know, but …

Deutsche Welle

Brexit: ‘Zombie legislation’ risk for UK environment laws

In less than two years – and after lengthy negotiations – the UK is expected to leave the European Union. Sam Lowe, of Friends of the Earth, told DW how these talks could put UK and EU environmental standards at risk.DW: What kind of effect will Brexit have on the environmental laws in the United …

Deutsche Welle