The power of zero: Rethinking the economic system

We want, we deserve, we need a zero waste society In an ever-changing globalized world, environmental problems such as resource depletion, loss of biodiversity and...

Weather(ed) Refugees

“no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well...

Facing one of the world’s deadliest enemies: its toilet problem

Diarrhoea kills more people than war, terrorism and murders combined. In 2017, 2.5 percent of global deaths (1.3 million in total) were caused due...

Australia: a future climate action leader, or too little too late?

In the developed world, Australia is one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. Despite this, the IMF, amidst an...

From Sensing to Preventing: Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Disaster Management

By: Jaewon Son (Guest Writer) In recent years, water-related disasters have occurred more frequently as a result of climate change and urbanisation. For example, according...

Golden Opportunities? The Socio-economic Footprint of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining

By: Brigitte Simone Gerstmann (Guest Writer) As an international endeavour to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic mercury emissions, the Minamata Convention was signed...

Aftermath of the Katowice Summit – Is the Battle for the Future Lost?

By: Anja Vujakovic (Creative Director) The scientific community and climate campaigners warn that the deal reached at COP24 in Katowice in December 2018 has serious...

TechPlomacy: A Laboratory in Diplomacy

By: Sara Anne Aarup (Guest Writer) The field of “techplomacy”—a recent portmanteau of “tech” and “diplomacy” created by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs—has a...

The Northern Bone of Contention

By: Gulshan Bashirova (Guest Writer) The Arctic, a region known for its natural richness and stunning biodiversity, has long been in the spotlight among scientists....

OPEC: Does the Future Look Greener?

By: Ilenia Pappalardo (Staff Writer) Two years after the “Declaration of Cooperation” was signed by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in December...

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