Tag Archives: Consumption

Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #1

In the run-up to the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),  people from many of the world’s religions and wisdoms met in Paris on July 20 and 21 for a … Continue reading

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Greenpeace demands scale up of ecological farming

We have to become conscious about the way we want to treat our environment and how we want to consume further in our society which can either become very sick or has to make sure it does something to avoid … Continue reading

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2014 To remember our Earth

We are making such a mess of this planet that perhaps the on 2 March 2004 on an Ariane 5 rocket with robotic space probe built and launched by the European Space Agency, Rosetta along with features 12 instruments and the … Continue reading

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How long will natural resources last [The InfoGraphics List]

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Lovely presentation of a good interpretation of the dangers which await us if we keep consuming outrageously with such lack of embarrassment. The InfoGraphics View original post

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Dependance a factor of weakening

With the years many countries tried to make arrangements with other nations and create commercial agreements so they could get some shared industry and shared markets. Many countries gave up their independence and even stopped producing some goods themselves. They … Continue reading

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To Work Longer or Die Younger

After the official opening on 18 – 19 January 2012 in Copenhagen (Denmark), the 7th of March the events and measures were launched for the 2012: European Year for Active Ageing … and Solidarity between Generations in the buildings of … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources

Demand for resources Whilst demand for food, feed and fibre may increase by 70% by 2050, 60% of the world’s major ecosystems that help produce these resources have already been degraded or are used unsustainably. If we carry on using … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #1 Alarmbell

Halt in growth Europe has enjoyed many decades of growth in wealth and well-being, based on intensive use of resources. But today it faces the dual challenge of stimulating the growth needed to provide jobs and well-being to its citizens, … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #10 Health

Poverty evolution in Flanders 10.     Health In the previous chapters we saw that poverty in our society is a connection of many elements, often at the same time present with poor families, difficulties in the education, bad employment chances, a … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #9 Consumption

Poverty evolution in Flanders 9.     Consumption People with higher incomes are likely to consume more goods and services, and to attribute a far higher proportion of their expenditure to ‘non-essentials’ such as holidays, visits to restaurants, or other leisure activities. … Continue reading

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