Together with the British Council Global Changemakers program, the Tällberg Foundation are running a video competition to give young Changemakers the opportunity to explain how they see globalization.
HM King Carl XVI Gustaf will return for the fourth time to the Tällberg Forum this summer.
On Friday 12 April, the Tällberg Foundation gathered ten friends for a breakfast conversation on China with our board member Hans-Olov Olsson, vice-chairman of Volvo Car Corporation.
On the 12th February, Bo Ekman was invited to Google to give a ”Tech-Talk” - read his reflections from his time spent at Google on his blog "Views and News".
The Tällberg Foundation is happy to announce a new appointment to the Board of Directors of the Tällberg Foundation, James Michael Wine.
At the Tällberg Forum 2013, we introduce a new feature called the "Invited Initiative" - groups that are examples of emerging attempts to design systems approaches to complex global challenges.
Episode number 7: Feeding Nine Billion, What's cooking? Franz Fischler, Jan Kees Vis, Marie Valentine Florin, Philippe Vandenbroeck, Pete Ondeng, Jason Drew in a seminar on the food system.
"Bankrupting Nature: Denying Our Planetary Boundaries" by our board members Anders Wijkman and Johan Rockström, is now available in English.
On Monday 29 October, a Tällberg Seminar brought together over 50 people in Stockholm for a conversation on the US elections.
Now you can listen to W Brian Arthur's keynote speech from the Tällberg Forum 2012 when we launch our first Tällberg Foundation podcast.
Tällberg Foundation announces changes in the organization.
Watch the Tällberg Forum 2012 on the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company.
Vi kan inte se på framtiden med gårdagens kunskaper, skriver Bo Ekman
Tällberg Forum 2012 – Changing the World through Technology and Innovation
Each year, the Tällberg Foundation awards a scholarship to a young musician from the region of Dalarna.
Meet some of the participants from New ways and new agreements, 9-10 May (in Swedish).
Time Magazine has for 2012 selected a friend of Tällberg Foundation, Hans Rosling, as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Board member Anders Wijkman moderated the seminar - Towards a circular economy - on 16 April 2012 in Stockholm.
Ban Ki-Moon appoints veteran Swedish diplomat, Jan Eliasson, as new UN Deputy Secretary-General.
On 13 February the Swedish Postcode Lottery announced the funding it will distribute to its beneficiaries. 40 beneficiaries will share 945 MSEK. The lottery distributes all of its profits to charitable organizations.
There's an awful lot of talk about the future. Good, bad and ugly.
We mourn the passing of President Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic.
is a Nordic dialog initiative after the terrorist attacks on Norway, an in-depth Open Space dialogue in Oslo, Nov 4-6, on where we go from here to counter hatred with positive action.
Today the Tällberg Foundation announced that the Tällberg Forum 2012 will take place in Tällberg - we are happy to return to our roots after two years.
“A documentary about the free wor(l)d” is a film about young people in the Middle East, co-directed by Javeria Rizvi Kabani, and featuring among others Wael Abbas, both participants and contributors to the Tällberg Forum over the years.
Ray Anderson was the founder and chairman of Interface, USA and a friend of the Tällberg Foundation. He participated in the Tällberg Forum in 2007 (see video from his presentation) where he inspired the audience with the story of how he fundamentally shifted the strategy of the company Interface towards sustainability.
No nation can successfully block out the physical or intangible cross-border challenges imposed by others when immigrants, disease, radiation, trade in natural resources or radical ideas like democracy leap and bound across borders, says Bo Ekman in an article on Yale Global Online.
Watch highlights from previous Tällberg Forum moments.
Listen to an interview with Alexander Crawford on Think Globally Radio on the foundation and the focus on responsible leadership for sustainability at this year's Forum.
Utan välmående miljonprogramsområden stannar Sverige – Behovet av nya lokala, regionala och nationella samspel.
The 2011 Winter Forum posed the question “How can we agree to agree” and this question will shape the Tällberg Foundation work for the coming months leading to the Summer Forum in Sigtuna, Sweden.
- How To Avert the Threat - In an interview with Nayan Chanda, Bo Ekman discusses the challenge of global warming and the measures needed to avert danger to the planet.
To open the Winter Tällberg Forum at Voksenåsen in Norway, Rebekka Karijord performed her song of facing one’s fears with courage “Wear it like a crown” which had become an anthem for Egyptian and Middle Eastern young people while in Sweden.
Asia must not follow the consumption-based growth model of the West and should instead be brave in imposing limits on the exploitation of resources.
As long as divided national interests are allowed to steer the world, we will not be able to solve the greatest challenges ahead of us, says Bo Ekman of the Tällberg Foundation.
Reflecting on the recent climate conference in Cancun, Anders Wijkman cautions that relief over the restored faith in the multilateral UN process must not distract from the urgent tasks ahead, such as agreeing on emissions reductions.
In an op-ed in Byggindustrin on December 10, Bo Ekman and Carl Mossfeldt state that a success criterion for the retrofitted Million Project would be having architects and urban planners sign up first to move in.
The Swedish Institute calls for applications to Young Leaders Visitors Program, an intercultural leadership program for young opinion-makers from Sweden and selected countries in the MENA region – apply before Feb 15, 2011.
On November 3 to 6, 2010, Christine Loh, board member of the Tällberg Foundation and CEO of Civic Exchange hosted a four-day international event called Climate Dialogue: Low Carbon Cities for High Quality Living in Hong Kong.
Ulla-Britt Fräjdin-Hellqvist, board member of the Tällberg Foundation and Chairman of the Foundation for Strategic Research, talks to E24, Europe’s largest business site, about the need to attract young people to scientific research and to increase scientific knowledge among decision-makers.
Bo Ekman’s alert about the imminent threat we humans pose to our own habitat, and survival, remains the most widely read article in YaleGlobal Online.
Tällberg Foundation's vice chairman Anders Wijkman will serve as special investigator to evaluate procurement framework, providing the government with data to streamline and improve public procurement.
As of October 1, Carl Mossfeldt is appointed Managing Director of the Tällberg Foundation and Cecilia Nordström will serve as Deputy Managing Director.
Jan Eliasson, member of Tällberg Foundation board, was recently celebrated on his birthday with a book written by colleagues and friends - read Bo Ekman’s chapter of the book here.
László Szombatfalvy's book "The Greatest Challenges of Our Time" ("Vår tids största utmaningar" in Swedish) - where he identifies and analyzes environmental degradation, climate change, political violence and poverty is now available online in Swedish and English.
Sveriges Television kommer att filma två sessioner under "En dag för framtiden" - "Hur skall vi klara världens skogar", med bl a Mattias Klum och "Ekonomisk curling – har unga tillräcklig kunskap om risk och eget ansvar" med bl a Ingrid Bonde, VD på AMF.
En dag för framtiden möjliggörs genom generöst tillmötesgående av många av Skeppsholmens och Kastellholmens institutioner.
Den 18 och 19 augusti kommer flera av Sveriges mest intressanta och omtyckta artister uppträda i Vitabergsparken för att inspirera till samtal och tankar om jordens kritiska tillstånd och den roll vi som människor spelar. För det behövs ett nytt slags samtal – bortom politisk retorik, försvarsreaktioner och ekonomiska egenintressen. Det är sent, men inte för sent.
I min barndom var fortfarande en stor del av befolkningen i Sverige sysselsatta i jordbruket (av Anders Wijkman).
The residents of the idyllic Swedish town of Leksand had not seen anything like it in recent memory. Last week, nearly 2,000 people descended on the peaceful town, known for its stunning natural beauty, taking over public buildings from the local gym to the handsome church. Their aim: to come up with solutions on tackling youth unemployment.
Alejandro Litovsky as guest editor of the Alliance Magazine writes about "Governing the Biosphere Economy".
Emmanuel Dennis Ngongo has arrived in Stockholm for his 2010 Tällberg Foundation internship (made possible through the David Sjögren Memorial Fund). He will be here until late June and play an active role in the Rework the World Summit.
A memorial service was held on the 12th February for our dear friend Russel L Ackoff in Philadelphia. Bo Ekman was asked to speak at the ceremony but could - alas - not go because of the snow storms. This text was read in the church.
New international agreements that put environmental challenges at the centre of the world trading system are long overdue, writes Chandran Nair - Nov 18 in FT.
Earth Focus reports from the 2009 Tallberg Forum in Sweden, which explores if we can live within our planet's boundaries. Is there a plausible Plan B?
Planetary Boundaries: A Safe Operating Space for Humanity is presented in the prestigious scientific journal Nature on September 24th.
The debate program "Storforum - After Kyoto" filmed at the Tällberg Forum this summer is now available in the on-demand library of SVT Play.
Conversations in attractive surroundings that are less hurried and more focused can produce impressive results, leading to multi-year action. This is where the Tallberg Forum excels, writes Christine Loh in the South China Morning Post on 2 July 2009.
Magnus Lindgren performs at the Tällberg Forum 2009.
Martin Frick, Forum participant, is the Deputy CEO of the Global Humanitarian Forum and tells about the launch of the tck tck tck campaign.
Hans Bywall of Dala Energi awarded the Dala Energy prize to Klaus Lorenz, Solentek at the Tällberg Forum and the ceremony can be seen online.
Yes, Asia can reverse climate change by ignoring calls for ramping up Western-style consumption.
Ending the “war on terror” starts with dropping the phrase and addressing deeper issues, from YaleGlobal Online.
Christine Loh talks about the book Climate Change Negotiations:
Tällberg Chairman Bo Ekman and Tällberg Board member Hans-Olov Olsson weigh in to the pressing debate on the future of the auto industry.
On December 31st, 2008, Bo Ekman gave the traditional year-ending message at the New Year's Eve Concert at Stockholm Cathedral - looking at the world today from Beethoven's perspective.
The UN climate change negotiators have been descending on the Polish town of Poznan this week for their annual conference. No big conclusions are expected until next year when they meet in Copenhagen, but it would be useful if they acknowledged the need to examine emerging science.
The book Climate Change Negotiations: Can Asia Change the Game? is a concise overview of Asia's concerns, aspirations, and responsibilities for the post-2012 global climate change agreement.
Speed of transportation and communication that characterize today’s global supply chain requires trust and flow of credit along the many steps. But now consumers worry about the future of their jobs, retailers and manufacturers worry about sales, suppliers worry about orders and lenders clutch to their reserves of cash.
Global Crisis: Part I - Nobody knows which way the financial crisis will go, with what force it will spill into the real sector – decline in output, higher unemployment – and finally, perhaps most importantly, to what outcomes it will lead in the political arena. Maybe a wiser, more nimble US could emerge from the chaos.
Bo Ekman, Founder and Chairman of the Tällberg Foundation moderates at the New York Green Summit.
For you who missed the broadcasts of the Forum on SVT this week, make sure to tune in SVT2 Thursday September 18 at 9 30, when they will be showing the best of the panel discussions from the Forum.
How Do You Want Your Earth? - the online magazine Flyp takes on the planetary boundary conditions.
The dictum from G-8 leaders proved that power games matter more than facing new challenges.
June 23 at the 350-org office in New York this morning reading the New York Times.
Alan Stoga launches a whole new web media experience with Flyp.
Fifty years ago, Yankee Stadium had about 70,000 seats It seldom sold out, and almost any kid could afford the cheapest seats. Capacity was reduced to about 57,000 when the stadium was remodeled in the 1970s. Most games sell out now, and prices have gone up. The goal of slowing climate change takes on urgency with growing populations, increasing emissions and melting polar ice that would irrevocably change the global environment.
March 31, 2008 Dr James Hansen releases a new scientific paper that profoundly changes the climate debate.
Has Globalization Deepened Inequality? Evolving technology, not global connectedness, has spurred a growing income gap in industrial nations.
Dr José Joaquín Campos of Costa Rica has recently been selected Director General of CATIE for a four year term.
The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr Robert W Corell. He is Global Change Program Director at The H John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, and Senior Policy Fellow of the American Meteorological Society. The award was bestowed upon him on January 17, 2008 in Washington, DC.
Ambassador Jan Eliasson and Bo Ekman greet Al Gore in Göteborg before he picks up yet another award.
Speak up, Asia, or the west will drown you out – Asia is booming – but who is telling the world about this?
Q&A with Anders Wijkman fresh from his return from Bali with insights on the deal, the challenges, the journey. Watch the video.
Chief Oren Lyons, Janine Benyus, Peter Warshall, Ray Anderson and Vijay Vaitheeswaran, all participants and contributors to the Tällberg Forum over the years are contributors to the documentary “the 11th hour”.
Anders Wijkman published an op ed in Sweden’s largest daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter (together with Göran Hägglund, leader of the Swedish Christian Democrat Party).
Tällberg Foundation on global governance for an interdependent world.
Amory B. Lovins, founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, honored by Volvo in Stockholm.
On 17 October 2007, former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Laureate Kofi Annan announced the launch the Global Humanitarian Forum.
The Swedish Institute calls for applications to "She Entrepreneurs", a new program for women with a vision and who want to contribute to sustainable change in the Middle East and North Africa - apply before December 5.
Reflections from the Tällberg Workshop in Lausanne March 14-15 - “The questions we aren’t asking” and “The risks we aren’t seeing" .
Read Gwynne Dyer's weekly columns - an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries, and a close friend of Tällberg.
Our knowledge partner, the Stockholm Resilience Centre, organized an event with John Liu, an award winning Chinese-American documentary filmmaker, on 7 March 2013.
The second edition of Sigtuna Literature Festival will take place on August 17-18 2013 and Tällberg Foundation will once again be one of the content providers to the festival.
In the Tällberg Podcast you will hear excerpts from the many conversations and talks at the Tällberg Forum and other Tällberg Foundation activities.
Read Nayan Chanda's columns published on Yale Global Online - a board member of the Tällberg Foundation.
Angela Cropper, former United Nations Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), passed away on 12 November 2012, after a long battle with cancer.
Now you can listen to W. Brian Arthur's keynote speech from the Tällberg Forum 2012.
The beginning of a crisp vibrant autumn always signals a sense of change, with its tinge of endings and beginnings, its passage of comings and goings. So too this autumn with the Tällberg Foundation as we announce recent changes in the organization.
Link TV's program Earth Focus broadcasted a Tällberg Forum special "Beyond Our Imagination" on 29 October 2012 (could be seen on TV in the US).
On 18 August 2012, the town of Sigtuna organized the first edition of a literary festival, and the Tällberg Foundation cooperated in the arrangement. Bo Ekman and board member Anders Wijkman both hosted conversations at the festival.
Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates awarded Leadership Prize
Tällberg Forum 2012 – Changing the World through Technology and Innovation
Over 30 nature guides were prepared for the Tällberg Forum 2012.
Invitation to a nature quest and wild experience in Vålådalen nature reserve, 2-10 June 2012, with John P Milton and Göran Gennvi.
There is a very disturbing story in the Swedish news yesterday - seven of ten children here between the ages of 11 and 15 are very worried about the future.
One of society’s key challenges is to ensure that all opportunities to make a profit are reconciled with decency and respect for human rights. At the Winter Tällberg Forum, February 23 - 25, 2012, we discussed this challenge with specific focus on the protection of freedom of expression and association.
The Tällberg Forum 2012 will be 72 hours for reflection, rethinking and new insights.
An award-winning film "An Ecology of Mind", a film portrait of Gregory Bateson, by the filmmaker Nora Bateson.
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is the 2011 recipient of the Tällberg Foundation Leadership Award for Principled Pragmatism.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011 was awarded to Tomas Tranströmer "because, through his condensed, transluscent images, he gives us fresh access to reality".
This week you can watch the Tällberg Forum on Swedish television (and on the web) when the program UR Samtiden airs a total of 20 hours of filmed sessions.
Carl Mossfeldt, Tällberg Foundation, has been selected, to be a part of the Yale World Fellows Program 2011.
The latest articles, interviews and stories about the Tällberg Forum 2011 in Sigtuna.
"We are hoping Tällberg Forum 2011 delegates get new insights to take back home" explains Karin Bruce, Project Director, Tällberg Foundation, in an interview with Radio Sweden.
Experience the Tällberg Forum through these highlights captured on film.
Project leader for the Tällberg Forum 2011, Alexander Crawford, was interviewed in the local newspaper Sigtunabygden - read the article here (in Swedish).
Välkommen till lanseringsmingel den 23 mars för Den stora förnekelsen där Anders Wijkman och Johan Rockström berättar om framtidens utmaningar och varför boken var nödvändig att skriva.
In an interview with Nayan Chanda, Bo Ekman discusses the challenge of global warming and the measures needed to avert danger to the planet.
The entrepreneurship competition “Pioneer of the Year”, initiated during Rework, held its final event Monday 21 February.
In the Italian issue of Marie Claire Magazine, the eco-thinkers that participated in the Rework the World Summit 2010 are featured.
Our friend Emmanuel put out a call to the world as southern Sudan prepared to vote January 9th, 2011 on the referendum to create a new independent country.
Now is the time to fight forces of fragmentation, division, hatred and fanaticism, writes Bo Ekman after Saturday’s attack ending the notion of Sweden as a haven safe from terrorism.
In this book recommended by Bo Ekman, Laurence C Smith foresees migration patterns caused by rapidly drying regions.
Carl Mossfeldt writes in Sydsvenska Dagbladet how renovating the “Million Project” requires new partnerships between state, municipal and financial players.
In Dagens Nyheter, Bo Ekman points out the political need to formulate solutions to the energy, environment, economy equation.
Human needs as well as environmental values must be carefully considered when renovating the Swedish housing program “The Million Project”, Tällberg Foundation's Bo Ekman and Carl Mossfeldt emphasize in Dagens Samhälle on November 10.
In a BBC news story, Tällberg Alumni Mounir Neamatalla urges the preservation of the Siwa oasis’ precious water supplies which are fast disappearing due to over-drilling.
On September 21 at the 2010 CGI Annual Meeting, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves with Tällberg Alumni by her side.
Jake Swamp-Tekaronianeken, one of the most respected and honoured Mohawk Iroquois leaders of the past century and highly appreciated contributor to the Tällberg Forum 2008 and 2009, has passed away.
Alexander Crawford will on 13-14 October 2010, moderate the Palestine International Business Forum (PIBF), an annual business conference that this year will be organized in Stockholm, together with the International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR).
Yesterday 7,347 events took place in 188 countries for the 10/10/10 Global Work Party, the single largest day of carbon-cutting action in the planet's history. The day was organized by 350.org in partnership with hundreds of organizations around the world - What did you do?
Oceans is an ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe - part thriller, part meditation, the film is an epic journey that stars the fauna of the aquatic world in their element and reveals the imminent threats to the planet’s oceans.
Carl Mossfeldt berättar om Tällberg Foundations satsning på att få med samhällsaktörer i ett samtal om integrations- och miljövinster som renoveringen av miljonprogrammet skulle kunna innebära i SvD den 25 augusti.
Behöver vi verkligen en ny mobil så fort det kommer en ny modell - och har luften gått ur kimatdebatten?
Debatten om biståndets inriktning och effektivitet är helt central (Dagens Industri 25/6).
Swedish television has been broadcasting over 20 hours of filmed footage from the 5th Global YES summit Rework the World between 16 and 20 June 2010, several hours were shown each day in a program called “UR Samtiden”.
On the final day of Rework the World, over 100 people joined discussions at a series of Action Tables. To offer support and ideas to several exciting projects please join one or more of the groups to stay connected, share your notes and ideas.
Anders Wijkman receives prize from the Swedish Energy Organisation (SERO).
Have we pushed Earth past the tipping point?
Tällberg Foundation och Norconsult arrangerar tillsammans ett miljö- och klimatseminarium den 22 oktober.
Johan Rockström, Anders Wijkman and Bo Ekman among the leaders in Sweden on environmental issues.
Professor Russell L Ackoff, management thinker, organizational theorist and Professor Emeritus at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, passed away on 29 October 2009.
With the new book “The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves”, the long-time Tällberg friend Brian Arthur provides us with a powerful framework that helps us understand and talk about technology.
On 10 September 2009, Bo Ekman led a seminar at the United Nations in New York.
Nayan Chanda writes that developing nations can’t shirk their role as co-managers of the planet as they did at the climate summit.
Nyamko Sabuni, Minister for Integration and Gender Equality, Sweden gets a standing ovation at the Tällberg Forum 2009.
Swedish Television SVT reports from the Tällberg Forum 2009.
Lill Lindfors performs at the opening session of the Tällberg Forum 2009.
The Financial Times lists the Tällberg Forum 2009 as an important event this week.
Carbon tax and dividend is the solution.
Bo Ekman and Jose Maria Figueres discuss converging crises and diverging interests in Dubai: listen to radio interview.
The Tällberg Forum and its founder Bo Ekman received the Gold Horse Enterprise Prize from the Municipality of Leksand in Dalarna, Sweden.
Until now, the Tällberg Foundation has used the firm Tällberg Advisors as its service provider and strategic partner. As of January 2009, the whole Tällberg team will be employed by the Tällberg Foundation.
Th Swedish paper Aftonbladet reports on the presentation with freelance journalist and author Gwynne Dyer of the conclusions from his recent book, Climate Wars.
This is the topic of a speech given by Bo Ekman to Members of the European Parliament. The theme of the conference was “A Global Contract Based on Climate Justice – The Need for a New Approach Concerning International Relations.”
The Tällberg Foundation is supporting a conference on the theme “A Global Contract Based on Climate Justice – The Need for a New Approach Concerning International Relations.” The conference will take place in Brussels on November 11.
Ashok Khosla, chairman, Development Alternatives, India - was announced as the new president of International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Who regulates the regulators? Today’s economic world knows few borders. Information, capital and technologies flow ever faster between institutions and across sectors and countries. These ever more rapid flows are the heart of the productivity miracle of recent decades. But this speed of change has also upset the balances in many parts of our society. Here our democratic societies have not responded adequately – partly because the people and institutions responsible, were not up to the task.
Newsweek lists a few people who can give advise on how to make a difference, Bill Clinton, Oprah and Tällbergian Zainab Salbi.
Watch Jim Hansen, Will Steffen, Johan Rockström, Jacqueline McGlade among other forum participants discussing the planetary crisis on the new debate program "Forum" on Swedish Television 25 August at 20:00.
John Milton will be giving a lecture at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on August 29 2008 at 14.00, the theme of his lecture will be “Inner and Outer Principles for Ecological Sustainability”.
Zainab Salbi is the founder of the Washington-based group Women for Women International. The organization works to help women recover from the ravages of war and become active citizens by offering direct aid, job training, micro-credit loans, rights awareness and leadership education.
Regulating the global commons - to stop the oceans from being fished out, sovereignty must be reigned in.
To fight climate change, environmental necessity must trump political convenience, says Bo Ekman, and argues for developing fallback policies that global citizens must consider in the event of failure of the Copenhagen Process.
Gus Speth’s compelling new analysis and how-to book for the world: The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability.
Historical interconnections between communities worldwide have multiplied manifold in recent times.
On March 3, Bo Ekman will be the guest at Volt, which is the name of a theatrical series of conversational, provocative, thought-provoking evenings at Elverket (Power Station) Theater.
The first Sida Development Area 2008 takes place Monday, February 18, from 9:00 to 13:00 and Carl Mossfeldt moderates the session.
Christine Loh reflects on the Tällberg conversation in the January 24 South China Morning Post.
Andrew Jones reports on the Tällberg “ripple effect" of the networking that flows from the conversations at the Tällberg.
On December 7 2007, Marcello Palazzi (board member of the Tällberg Foundation) organized a reunion of Tällberg friends and past forum participants.
Ekman and Olsson state that “mankind’s conflict with nature is worse than what we had previously thought” in SvD article.
Carl Mossfeldt moderated and spoke at the Sida Development Area workshop on trade and growth in Africa held on 5 December 2007. See the webcast.
Earlier this month Bo Ekman spoke at the IIASA Conference in Vienna.
Civic Exchange's Christine Loh in Time International and on the BBC.
After the Tällberg Forum 2007, Bob Corell, chair of the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, led a symposium with scientists and religious leaders on Greenland.
There are planetary boundaries that should not be crossed otherwise the Earth’s functions tip and go into overdrive, creating inhospitable conditions for humans. This is the conclusion of some of the world’s most eminent scientists who gathered for two days at Tallberg in Sweden last week, at which I had the chance to join their deliberation. Indeed, there is evidence tipping has already occurred in the case of global warming arising from the burning of fossil fuels, as the Arctic sea ice is showing signs of melting much faster than expected.