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Digitale Transformation ändert die Gesellschaft

Transformation

Transformation means fundamental change. It can be triggered by technical and economic opportunities as well as changing social needs. A transformation is not complete until the new system structures have become permanently established and...

Ökologisierung bedeutet vor allem Umweltschutz

Greening

Greening pursues the preservation and protection of bio-diversity and natural habitat. The term is derived from ecology, the science of interactions between living things and their environment.In politics, greening is understood to mean...

Chemie gehört zu den klassischen MINT-Fächer

STEM subjects

STEM subjects include the teaching and study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These are the classics and from which the abbreviation is formed. However, astronomy, geography, geology or nanosciences are also included.With...

Container sind ein wichtiges Teil der weltweiten Lieferketten.

Supply chain

The supply chain is a network of modes and means of transport that ensures the uninterrupted movement of goods from origin to destination. In a widely used definition, the supply chain is referred to as the network of organizations involved, through...

resourcen-und umweltschonend heißt verantwortundsvoller Umgang mit der Natur.

Resource and climate friendly

Resource and climate friendly refers to an efficient and responsible use of limited raw materials and goods. The aim is to keep the impact on the environment as low as possible.Acting in a resource-conserving manner means minimizing consumption and...

In Europa ist der Ressourcen

Resource consumption

Resource consumption is a measure of the input and use of goods and products that are further processed into higher value goods and services through beneficiation. Natural resources are raw materials, water, energy and fertile land. They form the...

Photovoltaik ist die günstigste alternative Energieform

Photovoltaics

Photovoltaics or photovoltaics is the direct conversion of light energy, usually from sunlight, into electrical energy by means of solar cells. The term “photo” comes from the Greek and means light, while “volt”, the unit of...

Auch ein Blogger ist ein Prosument

Prosument

The term prosumer is a compound of “producer” and “consumer” and originally describes an economic model in which a person is both a consumer and a producer. The boundaries between producer and consumer are blurring here...

Wasserkarft gehört zu den nachhaltigen Energien

Sustainable energy sources

Sustainable energy sources, or renewables, include solar energy (photovoltaics, solar thermal), hydropower, ocean energy, wind power, geothermal energy, and ambient heat. Bioenergy is also a sustainable energy source. It comes from solid biomass...

Nuklearenergie entsteht in Kernekraftwerken.

Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy, also known as nuclear power, atomic energy, nuclear power or nuclear power is obtained by fission of heavy radioactive atomic nuclei. Usually, uranium is used, but this material is also a limited resource. Analyses have shown that...