Tag: Volume 32 – Issue 4

Profile: Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is a 16-year-old climate activist, born in Sweden and daughter of Malenda Ernman, opera singer and Swedish representative in the...

Long live the censorship… of climate sceptics

Brigitte Kaandorp, a Dutch comedian, once recommended during one of her shows that the people who voice unfounded opinions start doing something...

The Paris disagreement: a dilemma between economic growth and sustainable development.

In 2017, 195 countries signed the Paris Agreement, promising to try their best to keep the global average temperature from increasing more...

The Saturday After

On Friday 27th of September, we went to the streets. We gathered to march together, holding cardboard signs, chanting “climate justice, now!”...

War: A Humanitarian or Environmental Crisis?

When considering the causes of climate change, one may think of overconsumption, greenhouse gasses or rising emissions… but not war. Instead, war...

The Amazon Inferno

An unprecedented number of wildfires have been ripping through the Amazon region in the last few months, intensifying in the month of...

How the Dutch beat the rising seas: to fight climate change,...

Do you ever notice that when we talk about climate change, we tend to discuss how to prevent this plaguing problem, rather...

REINDEER HERDING IN THE ARCTIC: HOW CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS THE...

Aslat-Jon Länsman has known he was going to be a reindeer herder since he was eight years old. For the Saami people...

Multiculturalism as a preface to populism: Comparing Dutch and Canadian models...

A tidal wave of populism is sweeping across the globe.  From Brexit to Bolsonaro, from Front National to Five Star Movement, and...

The dangers of pernicious political polarisation

Are we witnessing a political breakdown of democracy? Is it possible that new as well as established democracies might assume some non-democratic features? Current...