Category Archives: General

We need CHANGE, not fine-tuning…!

…when my father grew old he devoted at lot of his time to handicraft and woodwork – I never once saw him use a sandpaper to change one of his works, only to fine-tune it… “Our Business-as-Usual is Sustainable; we … Continue reading

A Sustainability Cheat-Sheet…

I bet you have seen them – Corporations that believe Sustainability only needs to be added to Business-as-usual like an adhesive sticker… believing that if they only can be perceived as Sustainable, its “Good Enough” – it will give them … Continue reading

Abundance must surely be a human right …

It is fantastic how much change we can easily accept – “As long as it does not affect me”… Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits. Mark Twain Once we have acquired a habit, regardless if it is a … Continue reading

Being Passive or Neutral is not an option…

Emissions, dominantly caused by industrialism, have so far increased our planets average temperature with +0.8 °C. If we shut down CO2-emissions totally, right now, the average temperature will continue to rise to approximately +1.6 °C due to the systematic “delay” … Continue reading

And we are supposed to be the “superior species” on this planet…

During the last weeks in the aftermath from the COP19 in Warsaw I have read about countries refusing to send ministers to the meeting and instead sending people apparently wearing T-shirts and gorging on snacks throughout the critical negotiations, a … Continue reading

Is it a New type of Sustainable ”Diet” or “Workout”…?

One week it is the 5:2 diet, next week it is the LCHF, then the Atkins-diet and the Cambridge-diet… there is an abundance of them – what about a method that not only is good for you but also for … Continue reading

Why wouldn’t we want to have a positive impact on the world…?

As a “possibilist” I am triggered by the idea of having a positive impact and moving things forward, so when I recently saw the TED Talk by IKEA CSO, Steve Howard – “Let’s go all-in on selling sustainability” (Link) – … Continue reading

What if there is no Box…

Have you also heard the cliché one time to many…? I suppose it is some kind of human urge – to box things in or to put them in silos. Maybe it is some kind of unconsciously hidden “Taylorism” deep … Continue reading

The anaesthetic effect of money…

There seems to be one specific anaesthetic that actually prevents people from feeling anything at all… a drug so potent that it eradicates empathy and decency… Among the known side effects of this drug, the most common one is the … Continue reading

And the Silence prevails…

Recently I have read articles arguing that we should not talk too much about the Climate and Climate-Change because people suffer from “climate-fatigue” or a bad “environment-conscience”… It’s almost like a scene from the English sitcom ”Fawlty Towers” – you … Continue reading