We look at an example where wolves change a complete habitat by chain reaction. However the underlying message is much more important and the effects are much wider than this video shows. We have to ask ourselves the question why the wolves disappeared in the first place…
In this section you will find some of my daily thoughts and ideas, reactions to news and articles read. Please beware that this will be highly subjective but might also inspire you, the reader.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is speaking in Peru today about how climate change impacts national security. We see an Arctic that is melting, meaning that most likely a new sea lane will emerge,” he said. “We know that there are significant minerals and natural deposits of oil and natural gas there. That means…
Greenpeace calls it not perfect but a move in the right direction and I tend to agree. Research conducted on the sugarcane containers by its producers in Japan and Brazil showed that every kilogram of carbon capture plastic produced captured 2kg of atmospheric CO2. Comparatively every kilogram of petrochemical produced caused just under 2kg of…
It is actually a good question. How do we use our available space and if not used on a daily basis, could we do without? How eay would it be and would we then have to change some of our other areas to compensate for the loss of the other one?
When Tasla will be building their factory in Nevada, the first question that came to my mind was: Where’s the water and power coming from?
The all new Mercedes C class appears not to be new in performance and features, rather in design and gadgets. The environmental credentials are rather disappointing.
A billion exabytes. And all this data is stored somewhere distributed across the globe on little spinning magnetic disks. It seems so incredible fragile. Who has not yet lost some data at home?
People are really surprised when I tell them that you do not have to pay for better software alternatives. And the return question is why people do not use it them when they are better and free of charge. The simple answer is: Because you cannot buy them in the shops.
Does it mean our cities will be shrinking while retirement villages will be growing? Is it really a good idea to separate families and “old” people from each other? It is about respect and care and it would appear that we should be learning and teaching that rather than simply separating each other. The respect is needed by both young and old likewise to each other.
Germany has been through a long history of coal, nuclear and renewables. And there are lessons to be learnt, for sure.