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Important Climate Negotiations in Bonn

Important Climate Negotiations in Bonn

Climate and Hurricane Irma

Midway between the annual COP meetings, negotiations are always taking place in Bonn. There are usually more technical issues discussed between officials, so politicians are not directly involved in these negotiations. Usually these negotiations are not much discussed in the media, but there may be good reason to follow more  this time. This year, there […]

Who do we trust in climate talks?

Who do we trust in climate talks?

Today is the World Meteorological Day, and it is celebrated in many places over the world to make it clear that the weather is our common fate – something we all are subject to wherever we live. The day also allows to emphasize that the world’s weather is changing due to the climate change caused […]

Climate Planet – now also for education

Climate Planet – now also for education

Climate Planet

Climate change should be an important part of knowledge – especially at high school level. It is the young people who have to live with climate change and thus also contribute to the solutions. However, according to the teachers, there is not too much educational material. Therefore I have received many inquiries about the film […]

Climate is the playground for misunderstanding

Climate is the playground for misunderstanding

Cold weather in Riga

During all the years the climate debate has flourished, misunderstandings and conspiracies have often stood in line. It has been almost a rule that an opinion from a scientist has been contradicted from other side. The media have not made the debate easier when they often debate with equal numbers on each side of a […]

A symbolic climate summit i Paris

A symbolic climate summit i Paris

Climate summit in Paris

There was a lot of symbolism in the climate summit, which the French President Macron had hosted yesterday. But when symbolism is accompanied by strong statements, it is in fact not meaningless. Collecting many of the world leaders in Paris on the anniversary of the Paris Agreement is a symbolic act to show that the […]