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Trickle Down

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Ecology, Featured | 0 comments

Trickle Down

We live in a strange time. While we destroy nature in the name of consumerism and profit the underlying economic ideology is the so called Trickle Down effect. I am not an economist, but let me try to explain how I see it. The advocates of the Neo-liberal (1) Trickle-down economics (2) assert, that the pot has to be filled up. When it is filled up, than the superfluous liquid in the pot will trickle down. The pot is synonymous for a affluent people in society and the people at the bottom will...

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Pope Francis and Climate Change

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in Ecology, Featured | 0 comments

Pope Francis and Climate Change

Pope Francis is  a pop pope (1). At last a pontiff who is widely popular and not just by religious people. His predecessor Pope Benedict XVI (2) appeared to be morose and not very friendly. Unlike Benedict Pope Francis is not afraid to speak out against social injustice, income inequality or other everyday problems. I want to concentrate on two topics pertaining to Nesseq.com. One is the stance of Pope Francis about Climate Change and the other about population in general. Pope Francis...

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Vegan Diet and Climate Change

Posted by on Aug 1, 2010 in Ecology | 26 comments

Vegan Diet and Climate Change

I was thinking about writing a post about the Oil Spill in China or the Flood, such as the one in the North-West of Pakistan.  The floods hit all parts of the world in such a frequency now, that it should really scare us. Instead I write a post about Meat Consumption as a reason for the Changing Climate and, at least partly, the answer to the Climate Change. The reason I write this post now is an answer to all the comments to the last post about the wedding of Chelsea Clinton. My hope was,...

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De- and Reforestation

Posted by on Mar 17, 2010 in Climate Change | 53 comments

Already in the year 2004 the Pentagon warned former president Mr. George Bush jr. how the Climate Change might become a national security threat. Oossibly in the next 20 years! The CIA’s World Fact book shows the global picture. According to the www.newscientist.com, waiting for miraculous new Technologies to prevent the Climate Change in less than 20 years seems to be futile. The only way of mitigating Climate Change is Reforestation and Renaturation. The term is borrowed from German...

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