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In this episode, we explore how the once US-based movement has triggered action against racism in places as far away as the Nordic countries: A region traditionally seen as being at the forefront in the fight against inequality and discrimination but which still has its battles to fight regarding these issues.

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Can 5G enable social change?

The rollout of 5G, the superfast fifth generation mobile internet network, is underway...
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Return to wood

Should more houses be built from wood? Yes, say some urban planners and architects.
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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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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.

Thomas Fisher (Scottish)

Thomas Fisher (Scottish)

Thomas Fisher is one of the founders and directors of CoDeL (Community Development Lens)...

Theona Morrison (Scottish)

Theona Morrison (Scottish)

Theona Morrison is one of the founders and directors of CoDeL (Community Development Lens)...

 Anna Karlsdóttir (Icelandic)

Anna Karlsdóttir (Icelandic)

Anna Karlsdóttir is a Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio, the Sweden-based international...

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...

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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.