Tag Archives: sustainable development

Santa Claude Juncker and TTIP

TTIP - EU and Santa ClaudeEuropean Union and USA are negotiating secrectly about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership treaty, shortly TTIP. It is a sugar coated cake filled with unpleasant surprises.
George Monbiot wrote 5th November 2014 in Guardian:
“On this day a year ago, I was in despair. A dark cloud was rising over the Atlantic, threatening to blot out […]

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Fossils in the tar

Tar pit fossils - Harper and ObamaSome background info:
The Rancho La Brea Tar Pits – “One of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.”
Alberta Tar Sands – A destructive fossil fuel exploration project, that will produce dirty oil, toxic waste and huge CO2 […]

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Dry Toilet 2012 Conference in Tampere

Drytoilet - Swift relief for a poor water supplyIf there is a shortage of clean water, it may not be a wise idea to to pee and poo into it.
More info about the sanitation and dry toilets at Dry Toilet 2012 Conference website.
 
 

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Farewell to fossil fuel subsidies

Ethical investor and energy sourcesThe world spends six times more on fossil fuel subsidies than we do on renewable energy. It’s time to change that. Join 350.org campaign to stop fossil fuel subsidies now.

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Waste reduction clinic

Waste preventionWaste reduction saves energy and natural resources.
The European Week for Waste Reduction 19–27 november 2011.

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