Climate anxiety can be a driving force for change

Greta Thunberg and her commitment to the climate have caused waves around the world. Maybe we're close to a social global tipping point. Photo: Olivia Colacicco, Unsplash.

Of: Linn Debove

Every second Swede experiences climate anxiety, DN states after a new opinion poll. At the organization Existential Vis, the therapist and researcher Maria Niemi works with inner sustainability. This addresses the increased need for emotional support that follows the climate crisis.

May 28, 2019, Interview

Climate disasters are a risk factor for conflict

Research findings shed light on how armed groups use natural disasters to streamline militant recruitment. Photo: Sven Lachmann, Pixabay

Of: Linn Debove

A long and severe drought in Kirkuk, Iraq in 2012 led to many joining the Islamic State. Research findings indicate that recruitment to armed groups can be effective in the aftermath of the drought.

March 21, 2019, Report

Lack of cultural competence threatens patient-safe care

Cultural competence is crucial in ensuring patient-safe care. Photo: Linn Debove

Of: Linn Debove

In a hospital corridor in Moshi in Tanzania, about twenty students are crowded and the day in the maternity ward has begun. We move like a flock of sheep against the sounds of a woman giving birth. Want to observe. She is lying naked on a bed with neither walls nor draperies to screen off with and she has gone through […]

February 4, 2019, FUF-correspondents, Chronicle