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One more time!

Posted by on May 1, 2010 in Ecology | 4 comments

One more time!

Again there is an Oil Spill! This time off the coast of Louisiana/USA. On the 22. April 2010 it was reported that an oil rig in the gulf of Mexico was first burning and then it sank. Polluted first the air with the smoke and later the sea with an oil sheet that is now penetrating the wetlands of Louisiana. BP as the owner of the rig, so it seems, didn’t plan for a major incident. This is not the first time something like this is happening. The list seems to be endless. And only the major...

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Diversity or Monotony?

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Ecology | 17 comments

Diversity or Monotony?

The era of Communism is, thanks god,  long over. And may it never come back! Millions of people have been murdered for the dream of a just society, for the paradise of the workers and many more millions have suffered. Why people have to die now for the happiness of a future generation can only be answered in a Dialectical manner, but it isn’t ethically. It doesn’t make sense. The morality of it is important but should not concern us here. The question which concerns us here is why...

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Poverty and Climate Change

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Climate Change | 3 comments

Poverty and Climate Change

What is the connection between Poverty and Climate Change? The connection is, that without Social (Human) Security no one cares about the environment or the abstract problems of Climate Change. As Bertolt Brecht said in the Three Penny Opera: “First comes the stomach and than the moral!” (My own translation, any mistakes are mine.) A stance which is understandable. If one has not enough to feed one self or the family, one does not care about anything else. The picture was taken in...

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The TOTEM in Universities

Posted by on Apr 12, 2010 in Totem | 3 comments

The TOTEM in Universities

The TOTEM System is a technical facility and consists as depicted in this website of old and reliable technologies. Without excluding new technologies as Fuel Cell technology. The single units are a Bio-Gas Plant, a Gas Turbine, a Steam Turbine, Water Mills, Wind Mills and Solar Panels. It is co called Low-Tech. But there is no reason why they shouldn’t be in High End versions! Besides Low Tech is appropriate for all the people in the world. The new approach of Nesseq.com is the...

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