After some cases showed the reluctance of some firms to take responsibility for human rights abuses and environmental degradation, various voluntary initiatives have emerged in an attempt to reshape business practices. Among these initiatives is Friends of Earth Sweden. Staff Writer Adriana Abril has spoken to one of its members.
Dominique Keizer delves into the true implications of Sweden’s rare earth discovery and its impact on indigenous communities.
From our “Energy”-Magazine: Is a solid economy correlated with a strong democracy? According to the classic theory of political science, it is true but the reality in some oil-exporter countries is different. Moltas Karlsson investigated this issue and asks: is petroleum a blessing or a course?
Is capitalism ready to adapt to a sustainable future? Staff Writer Natalia Olsson Orio explores the challenges that the linear model of capitalism faces when it comes to incorporating the value of ecosystem services and the costs of environmental damage.
Did you know that a language dies every 40 days? Utblick’s staff writer Dominique Keizer delves into this issue and explains how the world loses linguistic diversity due to global warming.
The world is trying to combat Climate Change and other environmental problems with sustainable innovation, but is it enough, or do we need to change our mentality first? Staff writer Tilde Bergström presents an ancestral alternative philosophy to the hegemonic Western worldview: Buen Vivir.
Environmental protests involving acts of civil disobedience, such as throwing tomato soup on a famous painting, have recently happened in many places of the world. Staff Writer Paula Ullaland examines the effectiveness and impact of these actions.
A few years ago, there was a large court proceeding …
Climate change is an issue of global importance. However, the different perceptions about it impact the efforts worldwide to combat it. Staff writer Dominique Keizer explains.