The school has shaped us and will also shape us in the future. What is the continuing role of education in the story of Estonia, what kind of education do we need in the rapidly changing world and what quality should we expect from our already high-quality school system?
In focus: Estonia’s Security
On 24 February, Russia attacked Ukraine. This brutal war has forced Estonia to review its defence capabilities despite the NATO membership. There has been a huge paradigm shift in Estonia regarding civil protection, and we hope to see its fruits soon.
In focus: climate change and green transition
Climatologist Andres Tarand outlines climate change in Estonia both long-term as well as over the recent decades.
European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson offers a thorough analysis of the European Union climate package “Fit for 55”.
The interview with the Director of Climate Change Policy Group and Lecturer at Cambridge University Annela Anger-Kraav focuses on the COP26 Climate Change Conference and Estonia’s position.
Director of Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn Centre Lauri Tammiste analyses the goals that have been set and Estonia’s ability to reach these.
Climate activist and student Kertu Birgit Anton provides a critical view of the climate changes and ways to mitigate these.
Light is shown on the green transition from different angles by Timo Tatar, Jüri Rass, Ivo Jaanisoo, Kai Rosin, Margit Keller, Triin Vihalemm, Leho Ainsaar, Anne Menert, Kaia Tõnsuaadu, Enn Lust, Kalle Kirsimäe, Markus Somp, Aaro Hazak, and Kadri Männasoo.
RiTo also looks at support measures for non-profit organisations, how family policy relates to birth rate, increased percentage of teleservices in health care, and the possibilities for reorganising sociotechnical systems. In the history column, Tunne Kelam writes about the Baltic Sea Strategy initiative.