Category Archives: Sustainability

+0,8 °C – And we are the cause!

Not even funding from one of the biggest climate-deniers could distort the fact that we – the people – are the major cause for global warming! The decadal land surface temperature from BEST average (black line), “compared to a linear … 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

Waste no time!

I get annoyed about all the waste we produce. Although I sort the waste from our household in 9 different fractions since many years, the total amount seems to be constant. Does this mean that we are at the peak … Continue reading

Sustainable – All those difficult choices…

The most common question I get when making speeches or lectures is: What should I do then – How can I be more sustainable? If I had the perfect answer to that, in a society as complex as ours – … Continue reading

Climate-driven Migration – Can we handle it?

Last year you could read about the small Republic of Kiribati trying to buy land on the Fiji-islands and drawing up plans to move their population (105,000 p), as the sea water level continues to rise. Kiribati, which has been … Continue reading

How is it going to be – are we getting on with the change or what…

Looking back at 2012… During 2012 we broke more heat records around the world than ever. I read somewhere that 11 of the 12 hottest years ever recorded has happened during this century – and we are just starting 2013… … Continue reading

Play-Doha….?

In 1997 the first COP (Conference of the Parties) was held in Rome. Yesterday COP18 in Doha closed. Eighteen meetings in 15 years and we are still nowhere near a solution or even on a pathway to solve the sustainability … Continue reading

The Human Quest – On the Book Fair…

Today when I visited the “Göteborg Book Fair”, wandering around among thousands of visitors and exhibitors I found it! Somewhere I had read that there was a new Swedish book about sustainability on the market, and there it was. Standing … Continue reading