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Producing energy is difficult, but saving is greater!

What has happened, and where has the issue of saving energy gone? Many want to make the production of hydroelectric power more difficult and expensive through unreasonable demands for rebuilding without regard to whether the facilities have existed for hundreds of years and that thereby local biotopes and cultural environments have been created which can be just as valuable as the possible fish they say they want to protect. 

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Why do rich people not have to take their climate responsibility?

The very rich get a free ticket from climate responsibility. In the European Commission’s proposal for new legislation, they get several different exceptions and free access. The richest percent of the world emits twice as much as the poorest half of the world’s population.

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Why our brain pushes us to destroy the planet

We know we’re heading for the climate change abyss – and yet we are not doing enough to stop it. Not even frequent reports of melting glaciers, ever-increasing fossil emissions and airlines flying tens of thousands of empty flights around the world to “keep their slots” make us as a society wake up and say stop.

Eco-food is not as environmentally friendly as we think

The food crisis is on everyone’s lips. In painfully introverted politics, mainly in the form of runaway food prices, the UN’s World food program speaks of the impending world famine as an unprecedented crisis. The truth is that since Hans Rosling‘s death, most of his curves have unfortunately pointed in the wrong direction: Today, more than two billion people struggle to get their daily bread and 345 million starve.

Before it was culture – now, it’s genetics and race

In the Global North political parties on the right have come up with one absurd proposal, trying to erase people and languages ​​that do not fit into the image of the nation-state. Shockingly, the solution to poverty and crime is not tearing down class society and striving for a fairer distribution of resources but discriminatory measures against children. Some enter the argument directly and want to discuss how legitimate these proposals are. Not at all, of course. Illusions of serious party politics should have left long ago, just as all dreams of justice should have been left with the dead and locked up. 

Europe is facing an energy pandemic

Europe is facing a new pandemic-like situation where societal collapse threatens many countries. Year of bad political decisions on energy policies in the EU has created a situation in which countries in the EU are not prepared for the coming winter’s high energy prices. The current strategy in some EU countries is to cap electricity prices or to compensate people for the increased cost through temporary tax cuts.

Mars soil is full of surprises, the first results show 

You know that we are looking for a new planet to live on, and there is a mission currently exploring the planet Mars. The first results from the Mars rover Perseverance surprised the scientists who analyzed them, NASA reports. The bottom of the red planet appears to be composed differently at the research site than expected.