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...

Phosphorus – A Silent Emergency

Phosphorus – A Silent Emergency If I asked you to list the greatest challenges facing the world right now, you might first think of COVID-19,...

OSCE: Challenge of a security regime based on unknowns

Cyber warefare has become a hot topic in the international community. What sounds like from a Sci-Fi movie, has become a realitstic scenario nowadays. The...

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...

The Next Pandemic: A Question of When, Not If

On February 9th, 2021, from a closely-guarded conference room in Wuhan, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that it was ‘extremely unlikely’ that SARS-CoV-2...

Whaling – It’s Sustainability, Stupid!

“Save the whales!” goes the successful slogan touted by environmental and conservation organizations. After all, who doesn’t admire those lovable sea mammals! Yet, the...

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...

The EU’s Just Transition Fund (JTF) – A Just Structural Change or Just Another...

In December 2019, the European Commission introduced the European Green Deal, a robust set of policy initiatives designed to make Europe climate-neutral. In January 2020,...
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Hungry vibes

Contribute your share and save money doing it: Food sharing and food saving are becoming increasingly popular. Almost a chic and trendy habit today,...

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...

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