Environmental extremists – Inspirational or Scary?

Every now and then social media is flooded with a story of someone, who is acting in a way most of us would find extreme, in order to save the environment. Take Lauren Singer, an environmental studies major, living in NYC. Lauren is a woman so committed to reducing her environmental footprint, that all for her waste […]

A short note on the Cowspiracy documentary

  Overall the movie hits a critical subject that should be addressed to a greater degree. I do however want to comment a bit on it: If you want to quote the movie while arguing for vegetarian/vegan diet, do not use the numbers given in this movie. Most numbers are accurate, but a few are […]

Making sustainability the default option – CO2, chopsticks …And organ donors 

I love fun facts. Recently, I came across one of those fun fact articles about how we are destroying the planet, with our overconsumptions of weird products. One of the facts where: ‘About 3.8 million trees are cut down to produce 57 billion disposable pairs of chopsticks every year,’ That’s a lot of chopsticks Many […]

LEGO is changing the plastic industry! Here’s why Everything is Awesome.

I’m back! After 4’ish years of not blogging, I’m ready with a new load of subjects, articles, and explanations about sustainability and environmental behaviour. It seems fitting that I should write one of the first posts about something I’ve loved and cherished since childhood: LEGO. LEGO recently announced its investment of 1 billion DKK (150mio $US) […]

Great news! Dutch government ordered to cut CO2 emissions

Great news! The Netherlands just did something amazing in terms of climate policy. They sued their government – and won! I won’t go into details now, but in short, the lawsuit was brought under human rights laws by the sustainability foundation Urgenda, claiming that government need to take actual steps to prevent climate change, in order […]