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Boston

4.15.13. Runners United to Remember “Gotta rush away she said Ive been to Boston before Anyway, this change I’ve been feeling Doesn’t make the rain fall No big differences these days Just the same old walkways Someday Im going to stay But not today” Counting Crows, “Walkways”

Posted in Uncategorized by / April 28th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

How many environmental consultants do you need to change a light bulb?

How many environmental consultants do you need to change a light bulb?   None. Somebody else already did it. And it didn’t even matter, the consultant was attending a conference anyway.

Posted in Environmental Culture by / March 29th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Cycling in Berlin

 

Posted in Bicycle Story by / March 20th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Homeless Tourer in Berlin

Posted in Bicycle Story by / March 18th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Do not be square!

Posted in Bicycle Story by / March 11th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Frozen Riga

Meteorologists announced that Siberian cold will reach portions of western and northern mainland Europe, especially from mid-winter on. Much of the United Kingdom, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Germany, and the Baltic states are expected to have below-average temperatures this season. Far from connecting low temperatures with both climate change skeptics or environmental catastrophe preachers,

Liudas Alseika, Tragic Tourer on Two Wheels

  In late 1950s he was preparing the first trans-Siberian bicycle ride. The world already knew a bunch of cycle-tourers, but this endeavor was quite special. Liudas Alseika, an aggro-engineer, traveler, teacher and a veteran of sustainable tourism had already organized his crowning activity, a bike ride from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean.

Posted in Bicycle Story, History by / March 6th, 2013 / 1 Comment » Read More

A Shepherd’s Environmental Angsts

I already had prepared the question “have you applied for agri-environmental measures? You know, there are the measures in the EU Common Agricultural Policy such as Measure no. 214 that gets you at least 100 Euros per hectare of lawn maintenance. ” The shepherd has already demanded compensations via EU agri-environment measures, and my infatuation

Posted in Climate Change, Development by / March 6th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Lehman Brothers should pay for climate change

I get this a whole lotta times, sometimes with a heavy load of accountant’s dedication to numbers, mere stupidity or as a joke. It goes like this:   – How much does climate change cost? (if we ain’t doin’ jack…) – Uhmm, well, according to Mr. Stern, you know, the guy with the Stern report

Posted in Climate Change by / March 6th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Florestania: Amazonian Social Development

I am currently dealing with land grabbing, biofuels, Indirect Land Use Change and their enormous carbon footprint. Naturally, Brazil is a rather vicious example of weak state submission to corporate power. I just want the readers of 2C to get a glimpse toward a beautiful and sustainable part of Brazil, its socio-environmental facet. I wrote

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