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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Earth Hour – a conscious Blackout…

March 23, 8:30 PM, it’s time to shut down the lights as a manifestation for the environment. This is a great campaign for our planet, joining people from all around the globe – Join in! “That’s one small step for … Continue reading

Value is not equal to Wealth…!

Somewhere in history we – the people – probably went a little bit wrong or where we just unlucky when thinking about “Value”…. At some point in history we realized that the way to exchange things for other things (four … Continue reading

Transparency is the New WYSIWYG!

Years back the IT-industry gave us a new abbreviation – WYSIWYG – “What You See Is What You Get!” At that time it was used to describe the transformation of word processors from simple “code-editors” into user interfaces that not … Continue reading

First money…and then what…?

Some people and corporations seem to think that if they only talk a lot about something specific – then something specific will happen…automatically? On a workshop event some time back a rather high ranking (I think) executive took a slide … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day – is not a synonym for ”to consume”…

Today is a fantastic opportunity to really show your love-ones how much you love and appreciate them – in a new fashion! Our current society has come up with a synonym-list that seems to have run amok… Have we – … Continue reading

We don’t have a Climate Change crisis – We have a Human Society crisis!

Just recently I viewed a debate on Climate-Change at the Swedish parliament – and I wonder, is it only me that can see the “Elephant in the room”? Most of the debate was focusing on weather Sweden is doing enough … Continue reading

“Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire!”

This quote by Confucius has been used in many, many variations and in endless situations in the past – let’s bring it into the Anthropocene. The latest version of the quote that I come to think of, goes like this … Continue reading

Is CSR consistent with sustainability?

A Reflection! “The essential characteristic of social responsibility is the willingness of an organization to incorporate social and environmental considerations in its decision making and be accountable for the impacts of its decisions and activities on society and the environment” … Continue reading

Gadgetfriendly data…

Now and then I run into some smart infographic or compilation of data. It can be anything from Hans Rosling’s fantastic “Gapminder-bubbles” to a simple table of facts. Just recently I came across a couple of interesting one’s that I … 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.