Andrea Culková: Žal Žen (Grief / Sorg) ECO MOVIES: Extinction Rebellion is a fast-growing protest movement. They are in favor of transforming the love of nature and the rage over politicians' passivity into collective action. But what about the political potential of grief?
Arne de Boever: François Jullien's Unexeptional Thought CHINA: Via the sinologist François Jullien, Arne de Boever reveals blind spots, dangerous prejudices and decisive differences in mentality in the meeting between East and West.
Hartmut Rosa: The Uncontrollability of the World LATE MOTHERS: People today are gaining more and more control over their surroundings – but are losing touch with the world. Where is the limit for measurements, quality assurances, quantifications and bureaucratic routines?
David Elliott: Renewable Energy – Can It Deliver? ENERGY: We already have enough technologies to initiate a full transition to renewable energy sources. According to David Elliott, solar power also has a potential of a staggering 20 terrawatt – more than the world's total energy consumption
Julia Adeney Thomas, Mark Williams, Jan Zalasiewicz Polity: The Anthropocene – A multidisciplinary approach EARTH: Anthropocene means more than writing about ecology, environmental history or global warming. How about the greenhouse effect heating the ocean at such a speed that it is equivalent to pouring a billion boiling teacups into the ocean every second?
Kim Stanley Robinson: The Ministry for the Future EARTH OF THE EARTH: In a groundbreaking new collective novel, we can read about how the climate crisis is escalating and a new ecological world order is emerging.
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