Can China’s Economic Rise and Sustainable Development Coexist?

By: Jaewon Son (Guest writer) China’s rapid economic development, paired with its increasing energy consumption, has posed one of the country’s largest challenges for achieving...

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...
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Is Human Workforce Destroyed by Machines?

Humans have come a long way since the division of labour and specialisation. However, the 4th industrial revolution and digitalisation of homes are knocking...

Defensive Architecture: Masking Reality and Enforcing Segregation?

The subjective feeling of security has recently been at the center of political debates throughout Europe, with an observed increase in terrorist activities and...

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...

Don’t ask what You can do for Nature… but what Nature can do...

Environmentalists have tirelessly pointed to the global environmental degradation. Many ecosystems such as wetlands, boreal areas and coral reefs have disappeared due to industrialization,...

Privacy – at what price?

As digital technology continues to develop at a rapid pace, we have entered into unmapped territory in which we are no longer merely using...

Unwrapping Our Plastic Future

Plastic enjoys a critical role in the global economy, rivalled by few other hard materials. Not least since the publication of the Austrian movie...

A Future in Standby for Brazil

In 1941, Stephan Zweig, a prominent Austrian writer of the 20th century, wrote extensively about the “Country of the Future”. He referred himself to...

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....

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