This Saturday, a newly mobilized civil disobedience movement called Code Rood will take action for the climate in the port of Amsterdam. The action takes place on the second anniversary of the Urgenda Climate Case court victory against the Dutch government. Sustainability editor Saga Norrby explains why this ‘red alert’ for the climate is so important.

We would all like to live in a healthy and thriving world. But our economic system and other workings of our society do not contribute to such a world. These are two largely indisputable facts. More disputable is the question of who should amend the discrepancy; whose efforts will take us from our current to our desired state? Saga Norrby, our sustainability editor from Sweden, knows the answer.

Driekwart van de Nederlanders blijft bij zijn eerste bank. Gek, want er heerst veel onvrede en twee jaar geleden was er al een ‘Ik stap over van bank’ week. De belangrijkste redenen: de bonuscultuur, hoge kosten, slechte dienstverlening en onverantwoorde beleggingen. Vreemd is het dus niet om over te stappen, maar is het niet teveel gedoe? En wat levert het eigenlijk op?