The threat of sea level rise to Kiribati

The threat of sea level rise to Kiribati

With the current pandemic, it’s easy to forget the other crisis we’re dealing with. The Coronavirus halted our global society, but not climate change. Green house gases are still emitted to keep us up and running. One of the effects of climate change is sea…

Why you should care about the oceans

Why you should care about the oceans

The oceans. They cover more than 70% of the surface of our planet. Although we have been exploring the oceans for centuries, there is still much we don’t know. But we do know is that on average, oceans have a depth of 3.7 kilometre. The…

The future of aviation: SAFs sustainable aviation fuels

The future of aviation: SAFs sustainable aviation fuels

Although most flights are currently grounded, we expect air traffic to take off again when the Corona crisis ends. In our last article you could read about the decrease of air pollution due to the Coronavirus. What is the role of airplanes in air pollution?…

The impact of the Coronavirus on our climate

The impact of the Coronavirus on our climate

The Coronavirus is spreading around the globe. Countries are in lock-down, others close the border to prevent the virus from entering. Staggering economies, social isolation and overflowing hospitals have become a reality for many. This corona outbreak has had a lot of effects on many…

The fight against single-use plastic

The fight against single-use plastic

A few years ago I was waiting to pay in the grocery shop, when a young man in front of me at the cash desk spend around 20 euros on plastic: plastic spoons, knives and forks, a few packages all containing 10 pieces.. Plastic plates,…

COP25? How world leaders failed future generations

COP25? How world leaders failed future generations

What is COP25?  Climate crisis and global warming are problems that hits the news almost every day. Even though it sounds ridiculous, world governments were aware of it since 1992. In that year, they gathered for the first time to talk about climate problems. They…

Fossil fuels: past, present and future

Fossil fuels: past, present and future

I bet you have heard about fossil fuels. But, do you also know they are one of the biggest sources of air pollution? Did you know they are the main source of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)? This is an important greenhouse gas that is affecting our…

Plastic, a blessing or a curse?

Plastic, a blessing or a curse?

Whether you like it or not, plastic is everywhere! It comes wrapped around your veggies in the supermarket, makes up the bus seats and the Barbies and Lego you loved (or love) to play with. We hear around us that plastic is bad, but why?…

Who is Greta Thunberg and what can you learn from her?

Who is Greta Thunberg and what can you learn from her?

[AP Photos/Mstyslav Chernov] Have you ever heard about Fridays for Future? Maybe not, maybe you have. Do you know the story of where it comes from?  The beginning: 20th of August 2018 Imagine to be a teenager, born and living in Stockholm (Sweden). And suddenly…

How many planets do you need?

How many planets do you need?

“You take too many flights! You buy too many clothes! Do you also eat meat?!? It is so bad for the plant!” If you talk with any climate activist, it is likely you have heard these accusations. But why? What is it based on? And…