Interference is duty

When injustice becomes law, opposition is a duty. The responsibility this statement places on you is indeed inconvenient. However, you will probably agree, that doing nothing is not acceptable. When injustice becomes law, complacency makes you an accomplice. In cases of child abuse, it is never only the abusing parent and the non-intervening spouse that are on…

Aalto University researchers found organic substitute for Styrofoam

On 23 February 2021 Finnish researchers at Aalto University have utilized artificial intelligence to introduce wood-like properties to a bio-based material in a bid to develop a substitute for Styrofoam and bubble wrap. Mixtures such as lignin, wood fibre and laponite have been found to produce a foam that resists shock and humidity, making it…

Danish Velux to confront its historic carbon emissions through forest conservation in Myanmar

The Danish window company Velux is, with help of The Worldwide Fund for Nature in Denmark (WWF), paying back the carbon emitted since the company’s start in 1941 through forest conservation projects in places like Myanmar. Velux is one of the world’s premier skylight makers with an extensive market in the US and a company…

Finnish Olion to supply heat pumps for China’s largest battery energy storage project

Olion, the Finnish energy, and environmental technology company will provide heat pumps for a battery energy storage farm in Dalian, North-eastern China. Dalian Henliu Energy Storage Power Station Company Ltd’s battery farm is a demonstration project approved by the Chinese government to test the functionality of vanadium batteries connected to the power grid. Olion’s heat…

Old case made public: Finland denies China’s research airbase bid

Two years ago China wanted to buy an airport in northern Finland, saying it was for climate research at the North Pole. But Finland’s Defense Ministry rejected the offer over security reasons. The matter is now only being made public, reports Euractiv. In 2018, China’s state-funded Polar Research Institute offered to buy or lease the…

Sweden Embassy Bangkok Women’s Empowerment Photo Challenge finalist revealed

The Sweden Embassy Bangkok released the finalist of Women’s Empowerment Photo Challenge Vdo clip before announcement for the winner on 8 march 2021, their statement says: We were overwhelmed by the response to and creativity shown in our photo challenge. In total we received more than 80 entries and the jury had a hard time…