Röst till salu

I den rika världen tjänar vi pengar och köper saker eller tjänster som vi vill ha. Saker produceras i en stor och komplex kedja av aktörer och sällan inom landets gränser. Dina köp av saker stödjer verksamheter och kan räknas som röster, likt en röst i politiken. Du röstar därmed varje dag. Men du vet […]

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Creating a Unified History

There is great interest in our history. If we had all the vast knowledge of past human settlements and prehistory accurately gathered in a single digital map with a scrollable timeline we would have a powerful tool at our disposal. We would achieve greater understanding of our history through insights not possible with scattered information.

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I come from debt

It’s the inevitable headline, seen on Swedish television January 3rd, 2014. Maybe a world’s first. The World: Extreme weather. 2014 is off to a worrying start. Major floods in France and Britain while record ones in Brazil. Intense heat in Australia. Unseasonably mild weather in Russia and Scandinavia, sending ripple effects through ecosystems depending on

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Seeing isn’t believing

Let’s say there was 100 percent sea ice in the Arctic when I was born, right at the end of a summer melting in the late 70s. How much sea ice was there on my birthday this year? Guess. Not even close. Guess again. You know how some things aren’t easily visually perceived because it

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Earth Year

Since 1970 we have celebrated Earth Day. A few years ago, as the ecological crisis approached certainty, we added Earth Hour. But now we need more than hours or days; we need a whole year. In Earth Year we stop. No more obliteration of natural ecosystems, no more urban sprawl and no more superfluous consumption.

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The destruction of wealth

Before society there was nature; much more so than today. There was wealth, and in fact there was as much wealth as there will ever be in the age of man. Today the term wealth has become synonymous with turning natural resources into goods and consuming those goods. The more consumption; the more wealth. However,

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Home project

Watch this movie made by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, known for his Earth from Above photos. Views in this movie are equally breathtaking since it is completely shot from the air, but it’s not about the scenery. Have a look! (Running time about 90 minutes).

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