Recently, I had to discard a plant that I had carried with me through many moves over the years. The plant only had one or two leaves remaining. It unexpectedly became an emotional moment. I wasn’t sure whether I should end the plant’s life before tossing it in the trash. Would it slowly die there, deprived of sunlight? On the other hand, how do you kill a plant?
Can anger be used for good? Typically, I begin a story like this with a brief update on recent climate disasters such as heatwaves, floods, or areas drying up. But I’ll skip that for now. We get it.
Can you imagine a world from a female-dominant perspective? Or is it still too much of a taboo to even consider? This past quarter Sanne and Klaas hosted various events on The Female Perspective. What was our goal at the start? And what did we learn in the end?
“As the moon rose high in the sky, casting a silvery glow upon the beach, Emma found herself lost in a world of sensation and desire. The night whispered secrets to her, inviting her to explore the depths of her sensuality, to revel in the beauty of her own femininity.”
Do my actions actually make a difference or are we just doomed to go extinct anyway and should we not bother anymore?
This fall at SG, we’re going to find out what the world would look like if women had the power. We’re going to erase the dominant patriarchal perspective for a moment and substitute it with an alternate reality. What would it look like if the tables were turned?
For this year’s Keti Koti, commemorating the abolition of slavery, join the societal debate: are apologies enough, or should we pay financial compensation?
‘Honestly, I just thought it was a cool project when I read the article. Not for a moment did I recognize the frame of white saviours,’ says Silke, a master’s student Industrial Ecology. Her comment opens our brainstorm.
Researchers and staff from the TU Delft are dragging a virtual jellyfish out of an ocean of data. But why? Can humans understand what it says? Will it speak at all?
Find out how TU Delft Sustainability Coordinator Andy van den Dobbelsteen navigates the challenges of being a scientist and an activist in the middle of a climate crisis.