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eBook of Digital Decarbonization

January 20th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Springer Vieweg has published the first reference book on digital decarbonization “Digital Decarbonization – Achieving climate goals with a technology-neutral approach” first as an eBook. In the coming days, the title will then finally follow as a hardcover edition. We would like to thank, in alphabetic order Dr. Hubertus Bardt, Managing Director and Head of Science at the Institute of German Business, Michael Bourque, Innovation Director at Emera [...]

Building Information Modeling BIM and Digital Decarbonization complement each other perfectly

November 22nd, 2021|

On November 18th, 2021, the BIM-Cluster-Hessen e.V. hosted the 4th Frankfurt BIM Symposium. Many thanks to the two members of the board of the BIM-Cluster Dr. Burkhard Siebert and Stefan Becker for the kind invitation to present the topic Digital decarbonization – an optimal supplement for BIM? The successful symposium took place in Frankfurt under the patronage of the Hessian Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing. The [...]

Relaunch Digital Decarbonization – Decarbonization works!

October 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Spring cleaning in October! - Digital decarbonization is a topic we are passionate about. Because this technology helps to protect the climate and significantly reduce energy costs at the same time. Together with our friends Matthias Mett and Torben Keck from make better GmbH we have completely revised our info page and made it even more useful for you.. We, the authors of "Digital Decarbonization - Achieving climate [...]

Digital Decarbonization – Fighting Climate Change with Intelligence

September 21st, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DER SPIEGEL - "Green Lifestyle" supplement - of September 18, 2021 with an interview on the coming topic of digital decarbonization. Four questions - four answers: 1️⃣  What is Digital Decarbonization all about? 2️⃣  How can the use of this digital technology protect the climate and help reducing costs at the same time? 3️⃣  Why is technological neutrality critical to the success of decarbonization initiatives? 4️⃣  Is Digital [...]

Decarbonization is not about one size fits all

June 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Digitalization can support and accelerate decarbonization. One principle is technological neutrality. In an interview, Springer author Stefan Niessen highlights possible scenarios and timeframes. SpringerProfessional: Why do you argue so vehemently for technology neutrality in the decarbonization process? Stefan Niessen: According to the understanding of our authors' collective, technology neutrality means that digital decarbonization pursues a holistic approach without committing to specific technologies from the very beginning. Here, our [...]

Digital decarbonization: Helping municipalities combat climate change

May 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

If we want to achieve the Paris climate targets, it is also essential that our cities and communities significantly reduce their emissions of climate-damaging greenhouse gases. Digital decarbonization is an efficient way for municipalities, say experts and specialized authors Oliver D. Doleski and Sebastian Thiem. The way we live and work is a major contributor to climate change. Cities and towns today release a large proportion of all [...]

Digital decarbonization for decarbonized digitalization

April 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Decarbonized digitalization: The share of digitalization in global energy demand has only one direction: it is increasing. Key measures to save the climate are based on digital modeling and control, which in turn are fueling this increase. Here, data centers are particularly challenged.The megatrends of digitalization and decarbonization are the subject of intense public and political debate today, also in the context of advancing climate change. In the public [...]

Digital decarbonization now also available as hardcover

April 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Hardcover Digital Decarbonization. Man-made climate change is a reality. There is not much time left to set the necessary course to still reach the Paris 1.5 degree climate protection target. This is exactly the right time for the first reference book on digital decarbonization, which is now also available as a hardcover edition. In the reference book "Digital Decarbonization - Achieving climate targets with a technology-neutral approach", we provide [...]

eBook of Digital Decarbonization

March 31st, 2021|Tags: , , |

Springer Vieweg has published the first reference book on digital decarbonization "Digital Decarbonization - Achieving Climate Goals with a technology-neutral approach" first as an eBook. In the coming days, the title will then finally follow as a hardcover edition. Our special thanks go, in alphabetical order, to Dr. Hubertus Bardt Managing Director and Head of Science at the Institute of German Business, Prof. Dr. Holger Hanselka President of the [...]

Digital decarbonization as an opportunity for Smart City and Smart Region

March 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our way of living and working is responsible for a large proportion of global greenhouse gas emissions. Metropolitan areas and industrial zones have a key role to play in achieving the Paris climate targets. The German Smart City Association (Bundesverband Smart City e. V.) is therefore advocating innovative ideas that will enable Smart Cities and Smart Regions to help combat climate change. One viable solution is: Digital Decarbonization. Oliver D. [...]

Book Coming Soon – Website online

March 20th, 2021|Tags: , |

March 20, 2021. Welcome to the new homepage for the professional book Digital Decarbonization, which will be published soon. Please visit our English language website at or the German language website at We appreciate your interest, your questions and comments. Oliver D. Doleski | Thomas Kaiser | Michael Metzger | Stefan Niessen | Sebastian Thiem

Release of the printing proof

March 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

We have just released the proof of “Digital Decarbonization – Achieving climate targets with a technology neutral approach“. Just a few weeks remain until our most passionate project will be published. As researchers, practitioners and management consultants, we aim to complement the well-known approaches to reducing climate-damaging greenhouse gases with an action-oriented, digital methodology. In this latest book, we describe how we have used the digital twin technology to [...]