On the often lacking realism in making promises – to ourselves and/or to the world – in connection with the New Year, and a humanistic approach to dealing with this.
A story of how an American organization was concerned that African children did not get milk, and accordingly sent a number of cows. The story did not end so well.
COP 25 in Madrid is over and the participants have traveled home. Some complain about the outcomes, and all are concerned with planning ahead.
Klimaendringer – hva nå? COP 25 i Madrid er over og deltagerne har dratt hjem. Noen slikker sårene, men alle er opptatt av å planlegge framover.
A story about when I met my "brother" at Oslo Airport Gardermoen, about the village Kviteseid, about family roots, and about a fishing trip. On another level this is also a story about Norway.
En historie om da jeg traff "bror min" på Gardermoen Flyplass, om Kviteseid, om familierøtter, og om en fisketur. På et annet plan er dette også en historie on Norge.
Black Friday shows how we may behave in collective settings. We are social animals, and situations like Black Friday can show the extreme variants of this. The resulting mass hysteria has been likened with one of the paintings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
In traditional small-scale fisheries is mosquito nets are increasingly, turned into fish nets. They are distributed for free by donors. With their small mesh widhts they catch more fish, and smaller fish, than regular fish nets.
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The Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star carried an article about floods and river erosion on 13 October 3019. and forewarning about floods. I sent a letter to the Editor about this article.