Category Archives: Environment and Ecology

Flanders nature reserve

When you pass Flanders in Belgium on the national roads you are like driving in one big city. There does not seem to come an end at the endless ribbon development. According to environment minister Joke Schauvliege Flanders gained 1,200 … Continue reading

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Environment in 2013

In February a meteor exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring 1,491 people and damaging over 4,300 buildings. It was the most powerful meteor to strike Earth’s atmosphere in over a century. It is a classic element having floods … Continue reading

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Stopping emissions will not stop the warming of our planet

Facts of the pollution level today Record carbon emissions have lifted the Earth’s temperature about 0.8 degrees Celsius since the industrial revolution, and the planet is on a path to exceed the UN-endorsed maximum of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees … Continue reading

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A map of the 90 corporations responsible for 63% of global carbon emissions since 1854

Originally posted on Quartz:
As the UN Climate Change Conference winds down today in Warsaw, an acrimonious dispute stands in the way of an accord on reducing global carbon emissions. Developing nations insist that industrial countries, which grew rich by…

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Postponing once more

Postponing until 2015 Facts for nature The last decennia we could see a growing amount of deforestation and forest degradation, through agricultural expansion, conversion to pastureland, infrastructure development, to grow more economical productive goods not for healthy consumption but for … Continue reading

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Waste and recycling

Europeans support taking a variety of actions for environmental reasons, and they are increasingly changing their behaviour for environmental reasons. EU citizens believe the actions that would have the greatest impact on solving environmental problems are recycling and minimizing waste … Continue reading

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Green Claims in Europe

Green Claims The last few years we saw an increasing amount of environmental (or ‘green’) claims and labels appearing on the products in several sorts of shops. As a consumer they looked interesting and could have been a guide to … Continue reading

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Looking forward to the Green Capital of Europe

Today three out of four Europeans live in towns and cities, but those cities do have to offer an environment worth living. For me Brussels is a dirty city, though it has many beautiful hidden treasures and lots of green, … Continue reading

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Uttarakhand, Avoidable environmental tragedy in India

Many of our policy makers seem to have entirely forgotten how extremely fragile our eco-system can be. Several places in the world are just used to enrich other regions no matter at what cost for the local environment and inhabitants. On … Continue reading

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USA Climate Change Action Plan

Already a very long time the world has be warned by many scientists that the carbon pollution will bring this world in troubles which could come disastrous for many people all over the world. Too long many people did find … Continue reading

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