Graphic Novels by Yuval Noah Harari

A couple of years ago, inspired by the book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari we challenged ourselves to explore some of the lessons. Go here to read more about the challenges. Yuval Noah Harari's first book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has been turned into a graphic novel series. …

Problem Solving Topics for 2022

FPSI - Future Problem Solving Program International - is an international program that was developed in 1975 by the American psychologist Ellis Paul Torrance. The mission is: "To develop the ability of young people globally to design and achieve positive futures through problem solving using critical and creative thinking." Students are asked to find creative …

Unexpected research partner

Science rarely looks to non-scientists for ideas and solutions. But on this occasion, the nuns have helped scientists to understand more about the achoques and how to breed them. The nuns gained lots of their understanding from the indigenous people who know where to find the salamanders.

How does Nature Heal itself?

Looking at nature for solutions and inspiration is a wonderful step towards solving these problems. Nature uses ingenious ways to solve many of the problems that we are facing.

Global Warming -Thinking in Relations

We assume that the cause of the Global Warming and reduction of sustainability lies in typical Western mono-causal, unilateral, individualistic thinking. New concepts as have emerged in biomedical sciences and cellular biology as in physics are currently lacking in business and the public domain, let alone on an individual level.

Global Warming and Economic Theory

Fortunately, there are some initiatives to arrive at healthier economic theories. With difficulty, because there are hardly any media that write about these new quests. Names such as ecological economics, bio-economics, eco-economics or eco-capitalism characterize them.

Eco-conversationalists or Eco-mechanisms?

What have we taken for granted the last 50 years in the way we thought about how to counter global warming and increase sustainability? What can we learn from that to NOT do? What can we learn from that to do otherwise? What has been a seemingly ineffective mechanism for change?

Global Changes and the Changed Needs for Education

What curriculum changes are needed for schools, regarding global changes and sustainability? Current Approach The European Commission's climate plan is limited to reducing carbon emissions by industries. It has goals, but not strategies on how to reach those goals. It covers sectors such as electricity, mobility, industry, built environment, and agricultural and land use. However, …