Olaf Bruns

A trained anthropologist, Olaf Bruns has been a journalist in print, online, radio, and television for over 20 years. After 5 years as deputy chief of Euronews’ Brussels office, he is now – amongst others – deputy editor-in-chief of the Progressive Post.

Articles

05.08.2021
Fighting the New Climate Change Denialism

A new type of denialism is taking hold in the fossil fuel industry, a bid to ward off systemic change and protect their business model.

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23.06.2021
“No Good Choices Left”: Our Dilemma Under a White Sky

After her Pulitzer-winning The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert's new book, Under a White Sky, describes the world of “techno-fixes” to the damage we have inflicted on nature. Today, the world faces the dilemma that even the most well-intentioned interventions risk making matters worse, though we may no longer have the luxury of refusing them. In a century that will be shaped by the climate crisis, learning to navigate humanity’s “mixture of hubris and cluelessness” when dealing with nature will be essential.

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13.04.2021
Beyond the Growth Imperative

What does environmental economist Tim Jackson's latest book, Post Growth, have to say about breaking the growth chokehold?

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25.07.2019
Resisting Surveillance

The Harvard Business School Professor Emerita discusses the large-scale rollout of surveillance capitalism and the challenges this poses to democracy.

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