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Ecology

Challenging climate sobriety

Holly Jean: Ending Fossil Fuels: Why Not Zero Is Not Enough

ECOLOGY: We need such voices as Holly Jean Buck, who criticizes wishful thinking – precisely to help promote a hopeful, serious and long-lasting climate fight, beyond all easy optimism.

Ecology is playfully serious

Timothy Morton: All Art is Ecological

ECOLOGY: Penguins' newly launched green series presents old and new books that change the way we think and talk about the living earth. You are in the age of mass extinction, but the philosopher Martin Heidegger brings us here on the trail of what we need.

The battle is between carbo-fascism and eco-socialism

Marc Alizart: The Climate Coup

CARBON FASCISM: Climate change facilitates economic speculation and political positioning. Against corruption, we must prepare not only for a state of emergency, but for a climate war against declared enemies, writes Marc Alizart.

When nature abuse becomes normal

Nina Ossavy, Marius Kolbeinstvedt: True to Nature Edited

ECOLOGY: Naturtro opens with a journey through a Norway that has been taken over by wind farms and salmon farms. Has the weathering of nature become a normalized violence – in line with the logic of colonialism?

Our own basis of life

PICTURE ART: Is art that takes a value position marginalized? The artist duo Book and Hedén's exhibition Real Adventures has a no-bullshit filter that is a rarity in the Norwegian art world.

Motorized winter hunting on the Hardangervidda – barbaric animal cruelty

CHRONICLE: The Norwegian Environmental Protection Association and Dyrenes Rett notify notification if the Norwegian Food Safety Authority and the Norwegian Environment Agency initiate motorized winter hunting on the Hardangervidda.

Europe as a green superpower?

Bjarke Møller: The politics of hope

ENVIRONMENT: As a political project, the nations of Europe have failed to find common ground. Can the local and regional based on several "pacts" form the framework for a perspective – which will contribute to the development of a new paradigm?

Grief is how we feel – when a loss is a fact (watch the movie here)

Andrea Culková: Žal Žen (Grief / Sorg)

ECO FILM: 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?

The three ecologies

Climate: What connects the city of Siracusa with the UN and a French philosopher?

An agricultural cluster – a state-of-the-art industrial complex

Eskil Halberg: Packed lunches for the revolution

MAD: The problem is access to food. Everyone must eat to live. If we are to eat, we must buy. To buy, we must work. We eat, digest, and shit.

Is renewable energy enough when the planet's total energy requirement is 15 TW

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

Living in the true sense of the word

Gro Lauvland: Community architecture – rebellion!

ARCHITECTURE: Christian Norberg-Schultz's emphasis on local art has helped shape generations of architects. Can we build better than we do today?