Category Archives: Energy

Aviation – a Climate Change villain…

With the new Sustainable Global Goals and a fresh Paris Agreement we have almost 200 countries (“out of 206”) in support of an ambitious agenda to save this planet. Now it’s up to many industries, organizations and corporations to show … Continue reading

Stranded Assets or DIV€$TM£NT…

When the Fossil Free Movement is arranging Global Divestment Day on February 13 and 14 more than 400+ events are taking place all around our Planet. Media outlets like The Guardian are calling it “The fastest growing divestment campaign ever.” This … Continue reading

We need CHANGE, not fine-tuning…!

…when my father grew old he devoted at lot of his time to handicraft and woodwork – I never once saw him use a sandpaper to change one of his works, only to fine-tune it… “Our Business-as-Usual is Sustainable; we … Continue reading

Why is Flying out of the Sustainability discussion…

We live in a Global society where people and products continuously criss-cross the planet, but we seem to constantly exclude, or at least forget to mention, one of the means for this transportation in the sustainability discussion. > 1,700 Airlines … Continue reading

The planetary ‘piggybank’ is broken… So what?

On August 20th, “World Overshoot Day” passed by, relatively unnoticed – some editorials here and there, some “honorable mentions” on the TV-news – but mostly regarded and treated as a curiosity… and now it is yesterday’s news, quickly forgotten… Dear … Continue reading

Carbon-neutral Nordic energy – the goal is set, but what does it take?

In 22 Jan, 2013, the IEA released its first regional technology study plotting how to achieve carbon-neutral Nordic energy 2050. The report identifies five central challenges that the Nordic countries face in achieving a carbon-neutral energy system.

Fossil Fuels – At any cost??

Recently I read about “Petcoke” – something I have heard about but never paid much attention to before. And as it seems, I am not alone. Petcoke is a carbonaceous solid derived from oil refinery coker units or other cracking … Continue reading

Energy to the masses…

When the European commission made a survey last fall about air quality and environmentally friendly energy options they made 25,525 telephone interviews in all 27 EU states. One question they asked was: “Thinking about the next 30 years, which of … Continue reading