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The Other Dark Matter

Dark matter

Issue 95 - summer 2022
Journalist Lina Zeldovich explains in a humorous and informative way how people deal with their excrement.

How the World Really Works


Issue 95 - summer 2022
Researcher Vaclav Smil offers a fact-based and detail-oriented reality check on the global economy.

Africa! Looking back into the future of a continent


Issue 94 - spring 2022
The longstanding Africa correspondent Bartholomäus Grill outlines a multifaceted and thoroughly personal image of Africa.

Frontiers in Social Innovation

Solution (manual) book

Issue 94 - spring 2022
"Frontiers in Social Innovation" is a practical and multi-faceted guide for social enterprises.

Net positive

The balance is right

Issue 93 - Winter 2021/22
Paul Polman and Andrew Winston explain in their joint work "Net positive" how companies thrive by giving more than they take.

Kesho Business

Future continent

Issue 93 - Winter 2021/22
Companies should take a serious look at African markets, recommends Hans Stoisser in his new book "Kesho Business".

Grand Transitions

Explaining the world

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
Vaclav Smil shows how mankind made the transition from traditional agricultural societies to modern civilization.

Fact check sustainability

Faithful to the facts

Issue 92 - Fall 2021
The physicist Thomas Unnerstall formulates a list of priorities in terms of sustainability.

The Spirit of Green

Green in spirit

Issue 91 - summer 2021
William D. Nordhaus shows how one can best meet global challenges with “green thinking”.

Planet Palm

Fatal fat

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Jocelyn C. Zuckerman describes in a short and interesting way how palm oil became the most widely used vegetable oil on earth.