The coronavirus pandemic drove life online. Is video streaming pushing up harmful emissions?
A surge in video conferencing and streaming has fuelled concerns about the planet-heating emissions they generate - but that worry may be overblown
How Bitcoin mining impacts the environment
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are the subject of growing concern about their energy consumption and potential impact on climate change. Why do some cryptocurrencies use so much energy, and what impact do they have on the climate? And, is there a greener alternative?
Mining robot stranded on Pacific Ocean floor in deep-sea mining trial
The machine is meant to collect the potato-sized nodules rich in cobalt and other battery metals that pepper the seabed in this area, and was connected to GSR's ship with a 5km cable
Tech solutions come to the rescue after Cape Town university fire
Using social media, Google forms and maps, hundreds of pledges of support from businesses were pulled together after fire
Stuck on mute? U.S. climate summit exposes perils of online diplomacy
Could virtual summits mute climate action around the world in 2021?
OPINION: Four ways AI can help tackle climate change
Businesses and governments must embrace extraordinary new tools – including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science – to solve today’s most urgent challenges
For these ex-developers, data is key to climate-friendly farming
At the Login5 organic farm in Serbia - one of the world's largest - half of the employees are developers, data analysts and engineers. Is this data-driven approach the key to tackling climate change?
Small-scale fishermen turn to apps and AI to tackle climate change
Digital tools allowing fishermen to share ideas and monitor catches are helping to tackle overfishing and protect livelihoods
OPINION: No connectivity without electricity: how a lack of power keeps millions offline
During natural disasters the web is a lifeline, but in low- and middle-income countries, too many people are forced to go without electricity and internet at a time they most need it
Crypto tears: Bitcoin miners face blame for Abkhazia energy crisis
Isolated from much of the world, Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia has become a cryptocurrency hotspot - but at a cost