A concrete "battery" could be the future of energy storage. Energy Vault, a Swiss startup, has created a way to store electricity in concrete blocks. The technology helps use solar power when sun doesn't shine and wind power when the wind doesn't blow. It's a low-tech alternative to lithium-ion batteries.Read More
This is no accident. Sixty percent of Africans are under the age of 25. The median age is 19. (By comparison, in North America it’s 35.) And the number of young people in Africa is expected to grow in the decades ahead.Read More
We are glad to announce that Digital For The Planet will be standing for digital ecology at the UN Climate Week in New York City. This also the occasion to meet our partners and open the US office.Read More
Inès Leonarduzzi, president and CEO of the Global earth project Digital For The Planet was invited at the french TV show 9h50 on France 3 channel to talk about digital pollution and actions you can lead to reduce the problem.Read More
This video marks the end of a serie of videos dealing with the sources of digital pollution that you can also find on our YouTube channel. It addresses electronic waste mismanagement and governance, which concerns batteries, professional kitchens, air conditioners, as many devices that become in turn connected objects (IOT). The previous videos focused on and electronic devices manufacturing and digital practices.
“Cleantech is the abbreviation of clean technology that I translate into French by eco-technologie. To give a global definition, let's say that cleantech refers to all innovative technological solutions applied to the environment and the sustainable cities.Read More
As part of the advocacy dimension of our NGO and our desire to democratize the digital ecology, we are organizing a conference on September 26th in the cradle of ecological initiatives citizens of Paris, the House of Zero Waste, la Maison du Zéro Déchet. This conference will be facilitated by Anthony Alfont, the Chief Operations Officer of Digital For The Planet.Read More