Archive for the ‘Environmental Culture’ Category

Ecologie spirituala

Intr-o lista a noilor pacate capitale publicata de Vatican in oficiosul sau, “Osservatore Romano” din primavara anului 2008, regasim, printre altele, poluarea mediului inconjurator si transgenia. Un amic, stiutor de teologie, a incercat sa ma lamureasca. Biserica, si cea ortodoxa, vede o crima impotriva naturii (mediului) ca un pacat, spune el, din moment ce marturiseste

Posted in Environmental Culture by / September 30th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Cainii vagabonzi, amicii sobolanilor

  Opinia cum ca numarul mare de caini vagabonzi ar reduce numarul de sobolani, pe cat pare de ritos argumentata, e valabila numai in insuficienta ofertelor de cunoastere din Romania. Precum la alegeri, atunci cand romanii aveau de votat ori cu Mucea ori cu Cacacea (zicea Neagu Djuvara la alegerile din 2009 cand in turul

Posted in Environmental Culture by / September 7th, 2013 / No Comments » Read More

Organic Citizenship

By Raul Cazan   While in Berlin for the “active citizenship” seminar, the hottest debate in the local public sphere was whether to keep the Eastside Gallery as it is or to breach it for developers could erect some luxury projects on the Spree riverbank. Besides good sewage systems and green parks, urban ecology entangles

Posted in Environmental Culture by / August 4th, 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

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,

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