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How do we manufacture our products? What energy sources do we use? How do we transport goods and how do we package them? All these questions need to be answered as we try to decarbonize the world’s manufacturing industries and reach the Paris Agreement goals for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions.

In this episode we dive into the challenges facing sectors such as the motor vehicle and textile industries, as well as the packaging industry and manufacturing in general. 

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The menu of tomorrow

A global shift to a more sustainable diet is needed to reduce the major impact that food...

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Earth-friendly fashion podcast

Earth-friendly fashion

Clothing production has doubled worldwide over the last 15 years and has today a huge...
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Green gold rush on Indigenous land podcast

Green gold rush on Indigenous land

In this episode, we explore the crucial role of Indigenous communities in the green...
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Striving for gender equality in the media podcast

Striving for gender equality in the media

Despite progress towards gender equality, women's voices remain underrepresented in the...
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2030: A deadline for sustainable change

Do you sometimes wonder if the world is making progress on reaching the 17 SDGs? Now is a...
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Energy security in a new geopolitical reality podcast

Energy security in a new geopolitical reality

In this episode, we take a closer look at how to increase energy security.
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Civil defense and resilient societies

In this episode, we examine the importance of involving civil society in resisting threats...
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Finding common ground in diverse cities podcast episode

Finding common ground in diverse cities

The different neighborhoods, and their unique atmosphere, is what makes cities across the...
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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.

Maiko Ichihara

Maiko Ichihara (Japan)

Maiko Ichihara is a professor at the Graduate School of Law and the School of...

Ada Osakwe

Ada Osakwe

Ada Osakwe is a food entrepreneur, political advisor and investor working with sustainable...

Anna Celine Kraus

Anna Celine Kraus

Anna Celine Kraus is the Estonian Climate Youth Delegate and a medical student at the...

Amalie Eikeland Holmefjord

Amalie Eikeland Holmefjord

Amalie Eikeland Holmefjord is the Norwegian Youth Delegate in UN Climate Negotiations and...

Mana Omar

Mana Omar

Mana Omar is a climate scientist by profession, a climate justice/gender advocate for the...

Benjamin Van Bunderen Robberechts

Benjamin Van Bunderen Robberechts

Benjamin Van Bunderen Robberechts is a Belgian climate and children’s rights activist 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.