Solar energy is often successfully used in small-scale renewable energy projects Photo: Berkeley Lab / Flickr.com
Of: Ian Granite
With the increasing focus on decarbonizing the world's energy systems, it is easy to forget that approximately a billion people worldwide live without access to electricity. Without it, clean water, transportation, education, and many more aspects of everyday life become inaccessible.
April 27, 2021, Chronicle, English, Magazine
Of: Noura Hamladji
At the same time as the conflict in Libya continues, the citizens are faced with a lack of societal functions. Power outages are many and can be a direct danger to life for people in need of care. Installing solar panels in hospitals is a simple but vital measure, writes Noura Hamladji, country director of the UN development program UNDP in Libya.
December 19, 2017, Debate
Of: Matthias Goldmann
Isabella Lövin has been given a new title. Instead of a Minister for Development Aid, Sweden now has a Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate. The title opens up new opportunities, writes Mattias Goldmann, CEO of the green and liberal think tank Fores, which here in an open letter delivers five challenges to the minister.
May 27, 2016, Debate
Of: Matthias Goldmann
The climate agreement will be a compromise where everyone must sacrifice something to get something else. The most important thing is that we get an ambitious agreement - while the question of whether it will be binding or not is subordinate and almost academic, writes the debater Mattias Goldmann.
December 8, 2015, Debate
Of: Pontus Wallin
The Nordic countries are secure democracies with stable economies. We have a high standard of living and our ecological footprints are among the largest in the world. Therefore, the Nordic countries should take on a common leadership role during and after the climate negotiations in Paris. That is the opinion of Pontus Wallin, who wrote one essay on climate responsibility.
December 1, 2015, Debate
Of: Linnéa Engström
The climate issue and the fight for gender equality are intimately linked. With today's economic thinking, both are seen as a negative cost that hinders growth. Something as basic as clean air, clean water and a non-toxic environment for our children should be considered as basic rules of the game for our market economy. But this is where our current economic system went wrong and now we are here with the result and facing an economic, ecological and social catastrophe. That is the opinion of Linnéa Engström, candidate for the European Parliament for the Green Party.
May 15, 2014, Debate