Tag Archives: Climate Change

Divided Country, Divided Family

By Levin Schüren

“Divi­sion” by Nick Youngson

Let’s just stop for a minute and reflect on a polit­i­cal, philo­soph­i­cal, or moral issue you’re wrong about. It ain’t that easy, right? But why not? The chance that you’re right on every top­ic you think and argue about is basi­cal­ly zero. Of course, if you knew you were wrong about some­thing you wouldn’t hold that belief or even preach it. When­ev­er some­body utters an opin­ion we don’t agree with, our minds go: How dare you believe that? Of course, you can shield your­self from such thoughts by avoid­ing opin­ions that dif­fer from yours. How­ev­er, that’s a bad idea. It’s impor­tant to talk to peo­ple, so let me give you some prac­ti­cal advice on how to do it. Espe­cial­ly since the hol­i­days are upon us, you’ll like­ly meet fam­i­ly mem­bers you haven’t seen in a while. So here comes an instruc­tion man­u­al on how to deal with that crazy aunt of yours who wor­ships con­spir­a­cy the­o­ries.  

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Clicks for the Future: Alternative Search Engines Help Students Surf the Web Sustainably

By Janne Wilsdorf and Milica Stanojic

Cred­it: Mable Amber

Look­ing out for fea­si­ble, effec­tive, and easy ways to stop cli­mate change has become an impor­tant goal in our dai­ly lives. As one of the least con­tem­plat­ed mea­sures – believe it or not – surf­ing on the inter­net could con­tribute great­ly to a more sus­tain­able environment.

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Can Artists Save Us?

By Jessica Müller

How much do celebri­ties, influ­encers, and social media actu­al­ly impact us? The way we con­sume media has changed dra­mat­i­cal­ly over the past decade, and while many of these changes come with a mul­ti­tude of new chal­lenges, social media has also enabled us to com­mu­ni­cate on a glob­al scale. Celebri­ties, influ­encers, artists and the work they pro­mote and pro­duce direct­ly and indi­rect­ly influ­ence our soci­ety and our behav­ior towards our planet.

A while back, rap­per Lil Dick­ey released a song in col­lab­o­ra­tion with thir­ty famous artists and celebri­ties in order to raise aware­ness for the issue of cli­mate change and the dam­ages it pro­duces. Lil Dickey’s song imme­di­ate­ly went viral, and mil­lions of peo­ple watched it. But what is this song actu­al­ly good for? Will it change any­thing at all?

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