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04.06.2021 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL

Big tech companies look to clean energy to slake their enormous thirst

According to Lux Research, IT’s largest companies have set goals of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. To reach that goal, the sector will need to add a minimum of 40 GW of renewable energy generation capacity in the next nine years.

How blockchain empowers smart cities

Advanced technology including blockchain can play a key role in solving emerging societal issues related to expanding urbanization. Blockchain is especially expected to be used for the needed data exchange.

Why electric cars and green technology are the future of motoring

Electric cars have come into public consciousness in recent years, but there is still a lingering feeling that maybe they are for someone else, for our grandchildren perhaps, or that they are something down the line.

This beautiful suburban neighborhood is missing one thing: the cars

A new suburb planned outside Hamburg, Germany, takes a new approach: It’s still possible to drive home, but you won’t be able to park in front of your house. And most people will probably choose not to drive at all.

The science behind the 15-Minute City

The majority of the world’s population lives in cities. The concept of the so called 15-minute city aims to address many challenges of modern metropolises, proposing the possibility of a multi-hub city.

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