Tag Archives: Sustainability

Ist unsere Welt noch zu retten?

Unsere Welt ist bedroht, und die Bedrohungen sind zahlreich. Aber es sind nicht nur Bedrohungen durch Kriege oder Asteroiden, sondern auch – vermeintlich – harmlosere Gefahren, um die wir Menschen uns dringend kümmern müssen. Denn das Klima gerät aus der Balance, mit zerstörerischen Folgen. Ambitionierte Beschlüsse zur Rettung der Erde gibt es mit der 2030-Agenda […]
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Pulling the rip cord on climate change!

Cultural Attitude – Cultural Technology: Methods for a Sustainable Future   What a remarkable achievement!  Our fast-paced society has now reached the moment in which it is too late for slowing down. Dennis Meadows had already warned us in his controversial book of the 1970s “The Limits to Growth“. Nowadays, 40 years later, he observed that […]
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Reinventing a bulk in sale

Nowadays, it’s a challenge to go into the supermarket and try to buy products that are not genetically modified, products that do not carry a huge social responsibility, and, on top of all of this, products that don’t affect the environment. We can not anymore think only on how the quality of the food is […]
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Victory for environmentalists as Hidroaysén dams are rejected in Chile

After 8 years of protests against plans to build 5 large hydro-electric power plants along the Baker and Pascua rivers in the Aysén Region in Chile, the $8 billion Hidroaysén project was reject by the government last week who cited various unresolved environmental issues for their decision. Originally sold as a solution to the energy […]
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One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure

With landfills bursting at the rim and pollution filling our oceans and rivers, a huge amount of reusable materials are being thrown away in an ever growing global disregard for preserving resources. By simply taking a quick look at recycling statistics online, there is an overwhelming sense that we aren’t doing enough to combat waste. […]
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The Human Cost of Fast Fashion – Rana Plaza

With the 1st anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster recently passing, it’s important to look at the progress being made within the Bangladesh garment industry. Despite worldwide public shock at the events which unfolded on April 23rd 2013, when the eight-storey factory collapsed, resulting in the deaths of 1,129 workers and a further estimated 2,500 […]
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