From fossil-free to fossil-free

An oil field is an area in the earth's crust with great opportunities for economic gains. Image from California. Photo: Babette Plana. Source: Flickr.

Of: Marcus Karlén

Imagine that a country can undergo a rapid growth journey by giving up the fossil-dependent step. The idea of ​​traveling from a fossil-free society to a continued fossil-free one would mean a new world order and a major step for humanity's fight against climate change.

November 18, 2021, Reconnaissance

Week 41: Criticism of politicians ahead of the upcoming climate conference

"The world's leading politicians are doing far too little, far too late." Zina Al-Dewany writes about the climate issue in an editorial in Aftonbladet.

Of: Julia Carlzon and Marcus Karlén

For almost two weeks, starting on the first of November, the UN climate conference is taking place in Glasgow. Already now, politicians, interest groups and activists are choosing to profile themselves and present their ambitions and proposals regarding the fateful issue of the climate. With the international meeting on the Holocaust in Malmö, there has also been a debate about how society should fight anti-Semitism.

October 18, 2021, Current debate

Capital means power and power means responsibility

If you own the profits from a polluting business, you also have a responsibility to deal with those negative consequences. Photo: Ryan Lackey, Flickr.

Of: Marcus Karlén

Capital pollutes the environment, not people. The environmental and climate debate therefore requires a new division of responsibilities based on the world's extreme climate inequality, says Marcus Karlén, who is involved in FUF's local group Stockholm Södra.

May 11, 2021, Chronicle