Science and Technology

“Have reverence for life” – Interview with ecocentrist Fred Hageneder on climate disruption, species extinction and our future on Earth

Heat waves, droughts, floods and wildfires are on the rise, the IPCC and the UN are sounding the alarm bells. Recently, even a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA (United States Weather and Oceanographic Administration) attested the…

Cuba to hold International Biotechnology Congress in April

The Cuban Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry Group (BioCubaFarma) has called on the global scientific community to attend the BioHabana 2022 International Congress, it was announced today. According to a press release from the organisation, the event, scheduled to take place…

Eunice Foote: the science behind climate change has a woman’s name

This is an opinion piece by Ana García Page, PhD candidate in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics at the German Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, and José Ramón Ares, Professor of Physics at the Autonomous University of Madrid.…

Surveillance Concerns: The Good, the Bad, and the Xenophobic

Thom Hartmann has written an enormous number of great books, and the latest is no exception. It’s called The Hidden History of Big Brother in America: How the Death of Privacy and the Rise of Surveillance Threaten Us and Our Democracy.…

Why the Internet Itself Is a Major Environmental Problem

If the internet were a country, it would be the sixth biggest user of electricity. By Robin Scher The paradox of combating climate change is that the extent of the emergency extends far beyond the actions taken by individuals to…

The inclusion of digital rights in Chile’s new Constitution

There are times when windows of opportunity open up to advance the rights of peoples and at the same time allow for the adaptation of norms to new situations. In Chile, this possibility is emerging with the drafting of a…

UNESCO promotes science in the service of peace

The 41st General Conference of Unesco ended this week with important steps towards the objective of placing science at the service of peace and development, with an inclusive and multilateral vision. The forum of one of the governance bodies of…

Old and new social paradigms

Information and communication technologies are leading society into a new paradigm of coexistence, where the virtual is gaining ground every day in all daily activities, including science, politics, e-commerce, tele-education and all the systems of mass persuasion never seen before.…

Can tech truly work for democracy and human rights?

The accelerating global process of digitalisation is rapidly transforming the ‘operating space’ of citizens everywhere. While digital technologies provide people with new ways to exercise freedoms of association, assembly, and expression, they are simultaneously creating opportunities to restrict those rights,…

Spiritual Worlds

From the moment we look out into the world and begin to uncover it, we configure a reality that is the sum of our perceptions and also of a certain “factory sensitivity” that all human beings bring, with which we…

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