Tag: Greenwashing

  • Screaming protesters disrupt Biden speech

    Screaming protesters disrupt Biden speech

    The howling activists demonstrated against fossil fuels as the US president spoke at a climate conference in Egypt US President Joe Biden was interrupted by screaming protesters during a speech at the UN climate conference COP27 in Egypt on Friday. While Biden boasted about his green policies, the protesters demanded an end to the use […]

  • Screaming protesters interrupt Biden’s speech

    Screaming protesters interrupt Biden’s speech

    The howling activists demonstrated against fossil fuels as the US president spoke at a climate conference in Egypt US President Joe Biden was interrupted by screaming protesters during a speech at the UN climate conference COP27 in Egypt on Friday. While Biden boasted about his green policies, the protesters demanded an end to the use […]

  • COP27 in Egypt: Cause for hope or doomed to disappoint

    COP27 in Egypt: Cause for hope or doomed to disappoint

    Activists have criticized previous UN climate talks, calling them slow, complex and ineffective. As countries around the world fail to meet climate commitments to keep global temperatures below the fateful 2 degrees Celsius, can this year’s COP27 in Egypt rise above the failures of the past – or is it destined to disappoint? For nearly […]

  • COP27 in Egypt: The core of hope or doomed to despair

    COP27 in Egypt: The core of hope or doomed to despair

    Activists have slammed previous UN climate talks, calling them slow, complex and ineffective. As countries around the world fail to meet climate commitments to keep global temperatures below a fateful 2 degrees Celsius, can this year’s COP27 in Egypt rise above its bad rep, or is it destined to disappoint? For nearly thirty years, the […]

  • Greta Thunberg calls for the downfall of capitalism

    Greta Thunberg calls for the downfall of capitalism

    The teenage climate activist also blamed “racism” for warming the planet Swedish eco-activist Greta Thunberg has turned her attention to the political arena, calling for the downfall of capitalism, which she claimed is responsible for climate change. The 19-year-old climate campaigner launched his book – ‘The Climate Book’ – in London on Sunday night, telling […]

  • Union Views: Track Your Green Career!

    Union Views: Track Your Green Career!

    Did you know that you can use your academic skills in the social sciences to make the world a more sustainable place AND build a career with purpose at the same time? Green focusThe Danish labor market is booming these days with jobs with a green focus. In this article, I will describe very specifically […]

  • Greta Thunberg calls on Germany to keep nuclear power plants running

    Greta Thunberg calls on Germany to keep nuclear power plants running

    Climate activist has called for reactors to be kept running instead of using more coal-fired power amid Europe’s energy crisis Climate activist Greta Thunberg has given her blessing for Germany to delay plans to shut down its last remaining nuclear power plants at the end of this year, saying the loss of their output amid […]

  • Greta Thunberg supports the German plan to keep the nuclear power plant running

    Greta Thunberg supports the German plan to keep the nuclear power plant running

    Climate activist has called for reactors to be kept running instead of using more coal-fired power amid Europe’s energy crisis Climate activist Greta Thunberg has given her blessing for Germany to delay plans to shut down its last remaining nuclear power plants at the end of this year, saying the loss of their output amid […]

  • Greta Thunberg gives Germany permission to keep nuclear power plants running

    Greta Thunberg gives Germany permission to keep nuclear power plants running

    Climate activist has called for reactors to be kept running instead of using more coal-fired power amid Europe’s energy crisis Climate activist Greta Thunberg has given her blessing for Germany to delay plans to shut down its last remaining nuclear power plants at the end of this year, saying the loss of their output amid […]

  • The ombudsman scolded Fortum: Greenwashing is not a step towards cleaner air

    The ombudsman scolded Fortum: Greenwashing is not a step towards cleaner air

    It used expressions such as “towards a cleaner world” and “clean energy and recycling” without providing any evidence to support the claims or any details about Fortum’s operating principles and climate actions. The main message and environmentally friendly impression of the advertisement was thus vague and general, stated KKV. “The advertising claim is a vague […]

  • Business Round-Up: Bestseller rewards employees with double pay in November

    Business Round-Up: Bestseller rewards employees with double pay in November

    The Danish clothing giant Bestseller has distributed mass bonuses to all its employees: equivalent to a whole extra monthly salary together with their usual November salary slip. Why the early Christmas present? After a turbulent year with the closures of COVID-19, the company wants to recognize the employees’ “great team effort” during the pandemic adversity. […]

  • Denmark is very far from protecting the wild nature

    Denmark is very far from protecting the wild nature

    – The result is that there is nowhere we are close to having effectively protected against the most important natural threats, says senior researcher Rasmus Ejrnæs from the Department of Bioscience at Aarhus University. As an example, he points to the country’s five existing national parks. – We can not find any kind of extra […]

  • Denmark is far from securing the wild nature

    Using data and assessments from databases and experts, legislation and nature management, a research group has over three years mapped how wild the Danish nature is and how much space for nature’s own processes it gets. They call the result the Danish Nature Indicator. – Our map demonstrates that we are very far from being […]

  • A Dane abroad: If you use makeup, you probably eat plastic

    A Dane abroad: If you use makeup, you probably eat plastic

    In the August 21 issue of Politiken, Jonas Pröschold discussed the results of an international report from 2018, which stated that microplastics were found in the digestive systems of 100 percent of the participants (people) from eight different countries. Pröschold further cited a research project from 2020 from SDU, which concludes that there is no […]

  • Danish Crown embroiled in green pork scandal

    Danish Crown embroiled in green pork scandal

    The world’s largest pork exporter, Danish Crown, is being taken to court for greenwashing over its marketing claim that its bacon comes from “climate-controlled pigs”. Danish Crown believe its reasoning is robust, claiming that it is striving to become “the world’s most sustainable and successful meat producer”, citing evidence showing that Danish farmers have already […]

  • Tuesday Magazines: Summer Saving, Encryption Boom, Forest Sustainability Scam

    Tuesday Magazines: Summer Saving, Encryption Boom, Forest Sustainability Scam

    The afternoon newspaper Ilta-Sanomat asks what this summer might look like when coronavirus infections have reached the lowest figures last November. "The trend has been very positive," Virologist at the University of Turku Ilkka Julkkunen told the magazine. The vaccine program is the key to saving the summer, Ilta-Sanomat writes. In countries like Israel and […]

  • Concrete not as harmful as previously thought – study

    Previously feared to be one of the largest contributors of CO2, the cement industry may actually have less environmental impact than previously thought. This is the message that appears in a new report from the University of Southern Denmark. Of course, not exactly environmentally friendly, the new findings at least suggest that the work of […]