We take the summary of How to Avoid a Climate Disaster `The Breakthroughs We Need from Wikipedia as an introductory text. We will conclude with some reflections on his line of thinking.
What if humans are becoming enroboted?
Detecting Fake News – Think Dive
An overview of approaches to detect Fake News . What if we could flag Fake News on the Internet? Wouldn’t it be a massive teaching machine in orderly discussing topics?
How images of Climate Change influence our perceptions
Where is the climate changing? If you put the words climate change into your search box and look at the images. We suspect that often you get images of polar bears standing on a small iceberg surrounded by open water, images of dry soil with cracks and crusts, and dramatic images of hurricanes, storms, bleached …
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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.
Aliens’ U.F.O. s – Your Ultimate Summer Thinkibility Nibble
How many alternative explanations can you come up with for UFO´s?
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.
The Difference Between How Nature Works and People Think
“Learning about the natural world is one thing. Learning from the natural world—that’s the switch. That’s the profound switch.”
Innovate Thinking Routines on Global Warming and Sustainability
* How does Nature ¨thinks¨? What is the difference with human thinking? Where comes that difference from?* How forces neo-liberal economic behavior that is destructive for humans and nature? * How can we shift from classical Western habits of thinking in entities to thinking in relations between entities?
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?
Scaling Up Global Warming and Sustainability Ideas
We need desperately better strategies to scale up ideas regarding global change and sustainability. We present some.
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, …
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A Stratal on Global Warming
We got a list of twelve unrelated, parallel statements about the problems of global warming.
Think as Nature – Wild Innovation Approach
We make complex things, Nature makes them work.
Global Warming and Inadequate Thinking Models
What if we think as a quantum physicist? What if we introduce distributive justice instead of using Cost-benefit Analysis for decisions??
Is carbon-neutrality a magic and straightforward solution?
It is easy to use a similar type of thinking that lead to the problems with climate change. Economic benefits such as subsidiaries are tempting to use but we need to ensure that the risks involved with any solution are carefully explored. Sustainably managed forests to combat cllimate change is not as simple as it might first sound.
Escaping Thinking-as-Usual about Global Warming
Having summarized existing approaches, could we escape from those and find fresh approaches to mitigate or even counteract the effects of climate change? Try to come up with at least three ¨escapes¨: alternative approaches to mitigate global warming.
Mitigating Global Warming
If you think about mitigating Global Warming, and you are looking for creative solutions to, it may make sense to map out existing approaches.
New Thinking about Climate Change and Sustainability – Interesting Reading Areas
We invite you to make your own list of books for 2021 that belong to the category Provocations and Alternatives, just to challenge your thinking and to escape from books that classify as Mainstream reading, confirming current thinking.