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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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Climate Change No Problem

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in Ecology | 1 comment

Climate Change No Problem

Climate Change, or Global Warming, is today still a controversial topic. As already mentioned in the last posts even Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry, who both would like to be the Republican candidate for the presidency of the USA do not take the possibility of a Climate Change serious. As Rick Perry purports, that science is not settled over the issue of Climate Change and therefore there is no reason to adjust economic policy to such a possibility. Every major scientific discovery was first...

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Man at War with Nature

Posted by on Aug 15, 2010 in Ecology | 5 comments

Man at War with Nature

There are people, some comments in this blog bear witness, deny Climate Change categorically. Be it as it is. Either the climate is changing or not. The slim chance that it might happen should be reason enough to get prepared for a worst-case scenario. If the climate will not change after all, nothing will be lost. We will just have paid a kind of insurance fee, to be prepared for all eventualities. But this should not concern us in this post. The topic is the behavior of us humans towards...

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