Sunshine in California

Follow-up article for the Room for Discussion interview of Google’s chief economist Hal Varian

It Is OK to Work in Manufacturing

How the Romanian education system promotes stigmatization of manual workers

Climate Change on Trial – Review

This past March 19th, 2019, Room for Discussion hosted an interview with Dr. Professor Joyeeta Gupta (co-chair of UN Environment’s Global Environmental Outlook-6) and Freek Bersch (Spokesperson for Economy at Milieudefensie). The goal of the interview was to examine the challenges posed by climate change to our legal systems and policy rooms, and how the

Climate Change on Trial

“There is no planet B”, this was one of the many slogans during the 10th March protest against climate change in Amsterdam. An estimate of 40,000 people turned out for the protest, demanding the Dutch government take stronger action against global warming. There is an ongoing emergence of protests in all corners of the world.

Is the Time for Nuclear Power Over?

An analysis of our use of nuclear power, and how this contrasts with our available renewable sources.

Nuclear power has generated a controversial debate. Proponents of this energy, such as the World Nuclear Association and Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy, contend that nuclear power is a safe, sustainable energy source that has the potential to reduce our carbon emissions. Opponents, such as Greenpeace and NIRS, argue that nuclear power poses many threats to

International Women’s Day

The celebration of achievements in gender parity

International Women’s Day is a day to look back and see how far we have come as a society when it comes to women’s rights. In order to celebrate women’s achievements on International Women’s Day, Room for Discussion held an interview with Dr. Cara Antoine, Diana van Maasdijk, and Carine de Meyere. The interview touched upon

The Power of Women in Business

From the second half of the 20th century onwards, the accelerating gender parity has led to apparent improvements for women in areas such as leadership, politics or education. As a result, the range of opportunities, as well as their presence in essential, decision-making positions of businesses, have generally increased. Consequently, many resources were invested in