What is worth more – art or life? And should we talk about things that have been talked about before?

Van Gogh, Just Stop Oil, activism, repetition and argumentative fallacies.

Some book suggestions on environment, sustainability and economics

To prepare for the upcoming holiday season, here are some book suggestions on environment, sustainability and economics that might be interesting for you.

[#FutureGenerations series] Claude Garcia: embrace complexity and opt for system thinking

Claude Garcia shared with us his passion for giving the best tools and thinking mechanisms to the public to decide and strategise when facing two of the biggest existential crises of humanity: climate change and biodiversity loss.

“Desirable future”: a concept to encourage industries to create a more sustainable world

Some new narratives to encourage industries to take up their environmental shifts: 2 articles and 1 podcast from StimShift!

Why don’t we hear about the ozone layer anymore, and when will we stop hearing about climate change?

What can we learn from the collective endeavor against a thinning ozone layer in the 1908s, and how can we replicate this success in our fight against climate change and biodiversity loss today?

[#FutureGenerations series] Julia Bodin: radical changes through dialogues

#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Julia Bodin, founder of Let's Talk Waste and co-founder of Future of Waste. We discuss the power of dialogues, open-mindedness and open-heartedness to find solutions that make sense for all involved people.

[Recap] Saving forests – a special issue of National Geographic

In May 2022, National Geographic released a special issue called “Saving forests” and how they are the key to protecting the planet. Here's a recap of this issue.

Over-consumption in pop music: not a fan’s fault

Her favorite band drops a new album, Trang, an office worker, pre-ordered eight CDs. "Why that many?", you may ask. The reasons vary, but the roots of this excessive purchase lie between fans' support for their artists, problematic music charts and music labels’ sale tactics.

[#FutureGenerations series] Researcher Lan Nguyen: Environmental activism starts with being at peace with oneself 

#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Lan Nguyen, researcher in environmental economics. We discuss the challenges for future generation from a researcher's perspective and her project in mangrove forests.

[#FutureGenerations series] Olivier Dubray: “It is time we designed a new global system that favors cooperation”

#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Olivier Dubray, a French external advisor at Bain & Company. We discuss the biggest challenges of future generations according to Olivier, from his experience of 37 years working on sustainability corporate strategies.

[#FutureGenerations series] Activist Duong Dang: “The biggest challenges must now be tackled at a local, micro-level”

#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Duong Dang, a Hanoi-based activist. We'll discuss the biggest challenges of future generations according to Duong, and her projects in helping voice up the marginalized ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Waste is a Failure of Design – The first year in review

Once my friend asked what my "first five-year plan" was for this blog. I said, well, to keep it going for at least five years?

Valentine’s day: buy me a flower or plant me a tree? 

The beautiful bouquets we fall in love with every celebration, where do they come from? We explore the basics behind cut flowers in this article.

Biodiversity: understanding the basics to start taking action (for real)

What is the thing that everyone agrees is of absolute importance - but doesn't care about? Yes, it's biodiversity. It's time we talk about this. In this article, we'll discuss the definition of biodiversity, the different types of biodiversity, and the drivers of biodiversity loss.

The 3 levers to decarbonize industries: their feasibilities and levels of efficiency

We'll discuss 3 levers to decarbonize industries, including the modification of the energy mix; reduction of waste heat and electrification; carbon capture, storage and utilisation of hydrogen.

A 2022 Challenge: Five things to inspire a less-waste lifestyle

If you are looking for a meaningful fun challenge for your 2022, and if you are still perplexed with the complexity and grandeur of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradations, this article is designed just for you 🙂

“Green” investments and savings: struggles and ideas

Why are investments and savings such an important discussion in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss? We discuss the reality of "green" investments and savings, and ideas worth looking at as an investor.

A white paper and a change of mindset: roles & capabilities of industries & businesses in the environmental shift

We're very happy to announce that with my colleagues at Stim, we just published a white paper called “Entreprises: how to reinvent to truly contribute to the environmental shift?”!

Alleviate the inherent inefficiency – case of small, local initiatives

We'll discuss two reasons leading to an inherent inefficiency that is probably not solvable and not eliminable, but can only be alleviated.