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In this episode, we’ll examine what’s behind the phenomenon of online abuse and examine the ways in which activists and legislators in the highly digitalized Nordic countries are trying to stem the tide of digital harassment.

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Consuming in a circle

Consuming in a circle

With the planet's resources being increasingly overstretched, the warnings are coming loud...
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Mining for the future

Mining for the future

Here’s the paradox: To shift away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy sources...
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Drenched in tech

As adults, we've gotten used to remote working and online meetings. But what about our...
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Lessons from Generation G

Lessons from Generation G

They may be too young to vote – but can the up-and-coming generation of climate activists...
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Beauty industry makeover

Beauty industry makeover

Let’s face it – there’s an ugly side to the rapidly growing beauty industry.
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Big Tech’s threat to democracy

Big Tech’s threat to democracy

Do tech giants like Google, Apple or Facebook have too much power?
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Can art stop climate change?

Can art stop climate change?

What role can culture play in countering climate change?
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Profit with a purpose

Profit with a purpose

Can the UN Sustainable Development Goals drive businesses to help the planet?
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Putting sound to global challenges

‘Nordic Talks’ is a series of talks and podcast episodes addressing the biggest global challenges. 

Through conversations with some of the brightest minds in the Nordics and their counterparts from around the world we want to provide a space for contemplation and to share inspiration on how to take action on sustainability issues in our everyday lives. All Nordic Talks are dedicated to addressing the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) challenges.

 
NORDIC TALKS is brought to you by The Nordics, a project under The Nordic Council of Ministers.

YOU CAN MEET THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE IN OUR PODCAST

Thinkers and doers from around the world who are concerned about the planet we all share.

Liam Glynn (Irish)

Liam Glynn (Irish)

Liam Glynn is a Professor of General Practice at the Graduate Entry Medical School of...

Hilde Sandvik (Norway)

Hilde Sandvik (Norway)

Hilde Sandvik is a Norwegian journalist who currently leads the "Norsken, svensken og...

Peter Thisted Dinesen (Denmark)

Peter Thisted Dinesen (Denmark)

Peter Thisted Dinesen is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen...

Brigitte Alfter (Germany)

Brigitte Alfter (Germany)

Brigitte Alfter is an experienced German-Danish journalist, a lecturer at the University...

Anne-Rachel Schiffmann (Switzerland)

Anne-Rachel Schiffmann (Switzerland)

Anne-Rachel Schiffmann is a director and senior architect at the New York office of the...

Sarah Ham (Canada)

Sarah Ham (Canada)

Sarah Ham is a student at Carleton University, majoring in English and History and...

NORDIC TALKS - SDGs

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All Nordic Talks are dedicated to addressing the SDG challenges. We want to inspire each other to act – for a better, more sustainable future.

In August 2019 The Nordic Council of Ministers set the ambitious goal for the Nordic Region to become the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. Read the council's 'Vision 2030' here.