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    Will the future be solar? Will it be wind-powered? Geothermal? We need talks of energy transformation to account for ownership or participation by the...


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  • October: People-oriented planning can shape cities that work for everyone.

    If urban planning is led by communities, can it make cities—and the wider economy—more inclusive and socially just?


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  • September: How to reshape digital trade for economic and social justice?

    The digital economy will leave billions behind unless we find a better a better balance between innovation and regulation.


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  • August: A better world is still possible with youth who work together to build solidarity, leading towards a just society

    From peaceful protests to active politics, youths have shown they can organize and push for transformation for the good of all. But how can that...


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28.10.2019

Syria’s reconstruction must take a wider view of housing, land and property rights

A new study highlights aspects that affect socially just post-war reconstruction at the intersection with housing, land and property rights violations in the Middle East and North Africa.


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29.08.2019

Pink for Kandaka

A campaign for solidarity by women protestors in support of all the women who survived the crackdown on their civil disobedience or were victims of rape in Sudan.


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29.08.2019

Community engagement is key to ensure energy transitions do not perpetuate injustices

"Just because you phase out coal does not mean everything improves" for local communities, explains a former FES scholar researching grassroots engagement and just energy transitions.


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30.11.2019

What kind of just transition is needed to shape a climate resilient future for Kenya?

Success in achieving Vision 2030, the SDGs, and living up to the...


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30.11.2019

Chile and Climate Change: Thinking global, acting local

In a rush to ‘solve’ the issues impacting our climate, we often overlook...


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Building liveable, social cities for the economy of tomorrow in Asia and Germany

Urbanists from Europe and Asia are facing some of the same challenges, but...


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30.11.2019

Internet Governance – only collectively

Digital neo-nationalism is growing. More governments want to control the...


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30.11.2019

#YouthParticipation: Nisreen Elsaim, on her journey to becoming a UN Youth Climate

Our work is yet to be completed. There is no more time. We need to stop...


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17.10.2019

An awakening of grassroots civil society in Africa is an opportunity to rethink relations with the West

A youth-led new generation of home-grown, post-independence civil society...


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30.11.2019

A New Look at Capitalism and Democracy

A book review of Torben Iversen/David Soskice: Democracy and Prosperity:...


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New Jobs through Energy Transition

This is not a forecast, but a possible scenario. It's entirely possible to...


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Exploitation by exposure: How Toxic Substances Poison Workers’ Rights

Over two million workers die every year from occupational diseases, of...


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