Category Archives: Environment

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

Replacing one bad idea with another bad idea – Is that wise…?

First Coal, then Oil, then Gas, then Tar sands-Oil, then Fracking Gas – replacing one fossil fuel with another one, with another one, and another one – Is that going to fix it…? Re-using ideas again and again, isn’t that … Continue reading

… the art of – ”Looking the other way…”

It is fantastic to see the amount of activities and initiatives that have been launched lately with the objective to move into a more sustainable society. But still – Although increasing activity, very little has been done, addressing the main … Continue reading

Stop the Waste – Rethink the process!

It is amazing how we have set up processes creating so much Waste – What were we thinking? Better said – What ARE we thinking! – very little has changed. On June 5th it is time again to put extra focus on waste … Continue reading

Rapid Transition…

Earlier this week the CO2-level at Mauna Loa passed the 400 ppm barrier – for most people it passed by as a small news item hidden among others, while in some newspapers it actually reached the front page. Next day … Continue reading

WE are the world… more cooperation needed!

If humanity is going to continue a successful life on this planet, we need to embrace a sustainable lifestyle – not only me, not only you, not only someone else – WE! “Success comes when people act together; failure tends … Continue reading

Ignorance is NOT Bliss…

From time to time business-people “complain” that all these sustainability-measures are so costly, sometimes with an added “…and for what?” Sometimes corporations and executives try to avoid the subject, addressing Sustainability as a “hygiene-factor” or an “already integrated part of … Continue reading

Are we promoting the Wrong things…?

The “Western lifestyle” is extremely focused on consumption and we are pushing hard to increase consumerism and spread it all over the world. Even as we start to consider sustainability, most corporations and governments promote sustainable products and services but at … Continue reading

MELTDOWN CONFIRMED

Polar bears are getting the worst of it. Being a large predator at the top of the food chain doesn’t help much when the world’s largest predator is hunting for more resources, infinite growth and more wealth…. Polar bears depend … Continue reading