Climate talks: CO2 replaced by more friendly CO3

Paris (dpo) – As German newspaper “Der Postillon” just reported in this article, more than 130 heads of state decided at the UN climate summit in Paris today agreed to replace CO2, the gas that is in big parts responsible for the greenhouse effect. It shall be successed as a combustion product by the newly…

Voters decide: New COP anthem comes from Jamaica

Which song would make the race? In one of the biggest online votes in human history, 5.3 million voters from all over the world submitted their vote on the official anthem of the COP21 climate talks in Paris. Since Tuesday we know: the winner comes from Jamaica! It is the Reggae-Band Third World with their…

A call to action

The US are taking a key role in the negotiations. Lets make sure that they are taking the right one. Bring 1.5°C back on the table. Marina

Half a Degree

Just a few islands she said We are just loosing a few islands   The earth will heat up they said, By just 1.5 or 2 degrees   Half a degree That doesn’t seem like much On a warm summer day Who will notice that?   And yet It could make 70% of this planet…

A Testimonial

Last year, before I came to Germany, my home was flooded again. This is normal to me, my home getting flooded because we have king tides every year. But lately, the amount of king tides we have been receiving has become worrying. Inundations started coming in when they are not supposed to. The night before,…

How can language be a barrier to achieve sustainability?

Imagínate que empiece el artículo así, en español. Oder vielleicht auch so, auf Deutsch. Mi pensa ke devus esti kiel. Non, c’est mieux comme ça, en français. Ma ho bisogno in italiano! Don’t worry, it will be in English. Probably you have understood two or three lines. Maybe all. But that’s not the same case…

Green Activist?

You claim you care about the world, don’t you? You went to the well-known coffee shop every Sunday morning Wearing your new branded shirt that you buy once a month at a good discount price There’s a pin on your collar. Look! “Climate activist” They said it’s a trend “No it isn’t! It’s a real…

Dear negotiators, please hear me.

Dear negotiators, Coming up with a resolution, practising diplomacy and being in endless discussions must be very tiring. But, please hear my concerns and consider the power and opportunity you were given. You are the ones who are listened to when speaking; the ones to discuss and argue, the ones to sign the contracts. You…

Antropoceno

Anthropocene: The Anthropocene is a proposed epoch that begins when human activities started to have a significant global impact on Earth‘s ecosystems. The term – which appears to have been used by Soviet scientists as early as the 1960s to refer to the Quaternary, the most recent geological period – was coined with a different sense in the…