Category Archives: Environment and Ecology

Shall skyrocketing energy prices bring down consumption

Many companies exploit the war in Ukraine to skyrocket their energy prices, leaving ordinary citizens with unaffordable bills and in trouble. Continue reading

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How to look back at Cop26

Negotiations at a repetitious summit looking for long-term solutions After a fortnight of negotiations which began with 120 world leaders attending the UN Glasgow summit, several richer countries did show once more that economic gain is more important for them … Continue reading

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In 2021 October I have been Knighted and became member of the Knights of the Climate Covenant

Since the end of October you could find a new logo on two of my sites, and since today also on From Geustwriters. I have  become part of a community of people from six nations and 18 USA states. Together … Continue reading

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on reducing air pollution and greenhouse gases

This morning I watched a very interesting interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger on BBC Breakfast. In the last few months, he has uttered his displeasure with such people as the former President of America, Donald Trump, and his supporters. The BBC … Continue reading

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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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