How AI and Robots Help with E-Waste Recycling
Technology is coming to solve a problem it has created itself: AI expert Greg Ameyugo explains how robots can automate many steps of a tricky process.
Rethinking Fashion: “We Need to Make Sustainability the Norm”
Dressing up is fun, but garment production often harms the planet. Fashion expert Katrin Ley explains what you can do to stay stylish and help reshape the apparel industry –…
DLD Circular 23: Speakers & Topics
Find out who will be on stage, and what to expect, at our second circular economy conference on September 6 in Munich.
“We Need Stories that Show Human Capacity for Action”
Harvard professor Martin Puchner describes how ancient links between literature and environmentalism offer insights for a better future.
Sustainability: “Recycling Should Only Be a Last Resort”
Circular economy expert Ramona Liberoff explains how companies and consumers can make the biggest impact in reducing their environmental footprint.
Climate Action: How Smart Farming Can Cool the Planet Down
The best way to reverse greenhouse emissions is to rethink agriculture and food production from the ground up, experts agree – because earth knows how to keep its temperature down.…
Ready for Takeoff: The Transition to Net-Zero Aviation
To become sustainable, air travel has to reach the goal of zero emissions. In this DLD Munich session, Val Miftakhov, Founder & CEO of ZeroAvia, explains how his company is…
Perspectives on Biodiversity
Loss of habitat, climate change, pollution, overexploitation of resources – these are some of the biggest issues we face today in terms of protecting nature and sustainability. Addressing these issues…
Thinking the Economy from the Soil Up
The way our economy runs is highly extractive. It goes against the living principles of life on earth – where everything that nature produces becomes the basis for new life.…
The Sound of Life
The world of animals and nature is much richer than our ears tell us, as this captivating DLD session with Karen Bakker (University of British Columbia) and Michael John Gorman…
Green Travel: Flying High on Hydrogen
So long, flight shame: ZeroAvia founder Val Miftakhov explains how aviation can become clean, thanks to a new kind of engine powering zero-emission airplanes.
Beyond NOW: A Climate-Neutral World
Global warming is here, affecting all of us. That means every day, we must ask ourselves: What can we do to make sure that we keep the planet livable for…
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Handing out money to all citizens, no questions asked, so that everyone can pay the rent and no one needs to worry about tomorrow’s lunch: That’s the idea behind a universal basic income, or UBI for short. No longer a fringe concept,…
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