By Stephanie Koch* In summer 2021 the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a new report “Climate Change 2021”. The general message is, unsurprisingly, what we all already know: Human induced climate change leads to changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere and those changes are happening on a large scale. Due […]
By Stephanie Koch* “Leave nothing but footprints” is a rather well-known advice for visiting places in a sustainable way. But not even footprints are necessarily environmentally friendly, at least not carbon footprints. What a carbon footprint is? The concept of a carbon footprint is to show all the greenhouse gases that get emitted due to […]
The products that we use in our daily lives can create massive environmental footprints and health burdens if we are not aware of where and how what we buy is manufactured. It requires about 2 billion barrels of oil to serve the plastic bag industry annually and it then takes anything from 400 to 1000 […]
In 1992, The Agenda 21 action plan was proposed to reduce the human impacts on environment, forests and biodiversity at local, regional and global levels during the Earth Summit at Rio De Janeiro (Cohen, 2020; UN, 1992). However, the recommendation was not followed which has put ourselves and the Earth subject to great damage. There […]
That the world population is constantly growing and that we are depleting natural resources (water, soil, minerals etc) faster than ever to fulfill the demand from this population might not feel like news. But that the population is expected to go from about 7 billion to around 9.6 billion by 2050, according to United Nations […]
The Poli är ett miljövänligt väskföretag med visionen att skapa en positiv miljö- och samhällsförändring genom hållbar resursanvändning, regenerativ design och etiskt företagande och ledarskap.