Category Archives: Environment and Ecology

After a virus pandemic an energy disease

The energy crunch that started in Europe has going around the world like a domino game. The news channels on several stations showed how people went in search of wood-burning stoves. It should not be overlooked that even pellet stoves … Continue reading

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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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Norway in the UN Security Council

Norway has been elected as a member of the UN Security Council in 2021 and 2022. They want to use the experience of decades of working for peace and reconciliation to be a bridge-builder and seek solutions to the challenging … Continue reading

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2020 in view #1 The 45th president of the U.S.A.

The United States of America had made real and undeniable progress in the six years since the 2008 economic crisis. But with the 45th president of the U.S.A. lots of achievements reached under Obama were again destroyed. Worse even, was … Continue reading

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Green Deal: new EU rules on limiting importing and exporting plastic waste

The European Commission has adopted new rules on the export, import and intra-EU shipment of plastic waste. Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius said: These new rules send a clear message that in the EU we are taking responsibility for the … Continue reading

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Challenges of the Post-Pandemic period

All are looking for what shall happen when this corona infection period shall come to an end. At the moment we do have no idea yet when we’ll find the end of the CoVid-19 intrusion on our life. The many … Continue reading

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An A-Z for a world which has to change.

Originally posted on Eddie Playfair:
In the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic which threatens many lives, we need to remember that this is just one of several global crises we face which will change our world in profound ways.…

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The Climate Crisis and the Need for Utopian Thinking

Originally posted on Erstwhile: A History Blog:
Contributing editor Graeme Pente highlights the prescience of nineteenth-century utopian thinker J.A. Etzler and what that might offer us in the face of climate catastrophe. Flooding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Credit…

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Looking at an era of international “youth culture”

At my personal profile Google site, I tried to give a picture of why I came to think a certain way and why I made such a particular choice for such a small faith group like the Christadelphians. In 1968 … Continue reading

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Unlikely silence

On March 13 Belgium came in lockdown after already some weeks of limited possibilities to work or to move around. Being retired one would think the restrictions for people going or not going to work and having to stay at … Continue reading

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