For a new client, I had to travel to Copenhagen last week. It originally started as a remote assignment, but we agreed on an initial, on-site meeting. So, how to get from Cologne to Copenhagen? Its not that far, about 370 miles (600 kilometers), about the same distance as Paris, Munich or Berlin. Short-haul flights Continue reading Copenhagen, #flygskam and no masks
RT @SadrachNirere Floods in Uganda have displaced over 240,000 people, many have died or still missing in the Rwenzori region. We need to accelerate implementation of climate solutions or else we risk loosing more.
We must never forget that Caritas has its origin and essence in God Himself (John 1, 4:8). Caritas is the embrace of God, our Father, for every person, especially for the very last and the suffering, who take a privileged place in his heart. (His Holiness, Pope Francis, May 2019) I am deeply ashamed about Continue reading O caritas, o caritas nobis semper sit amor
Ganz mein reden. Wir werden für die nötigen Veränderungen um den Klimawandel auch nur ansatzweise glattzubügeln einen Systemwechsel und keinen 'anderen Kapitalismus' brauchen. Der Kapitalismus hat durchaus ein paar Stärken in bestimmten Settings, aber in allen anderen hat er nur Nachteile für die meisten.
RT @FFF_SierraLeone The youth of Kenema have joined us to fight for the climate. They are adding adding their voices in demand for urgent #ClimateAction Now. @gretathunberg @IsataRoseline @Fridays4future
An animated film about climate change - Ratul is magically shown two very different visions of the future. In the first scenario, Bangladesh has been inundated by rising sea levels, causing great suffering; in the second scenario, fossil fuels have been replaced by renewable energy, and Bangladesh is prosperous.
A couple of days ago, the unthinkable happened: A candidate got himself elected as governor with the help of the far right. In Thuringia, of all places, where last century the Nazi party scored their first victory and started a spree of unspeakable atrocities and heinous crimes against humanity. And just a couple of days Continue reading Thuringia why do we care?
During the weekend we had a networking event with for-Future climate activists from all over Germany and many other European countries. Networking becomes ever more important in the climate justice movement, to unite and coordinate activities, as our governments fail to address the emergency were facing and even harbor plans to make it worse, by Continue reading Visions For Climate
RT @fff_Sydney Climate strike Sydney, Australia Week 20. All we are asking is for our leaders to unite behind the science. To protect our futures and those of generations to come. It is impossible to justify inaction.
RT @NakabuyeHildaF Early morning #ClimateStrike with fellow Activist Thea from Denmark and Elie from Sweden. #ClimateChange affects us all but it affects some of us more. That's why #ClimateAction is everyone's duty. @Fridays4future @Fridays4FutureU @gretathunberg @FFF_Sweden
RT @AlexandriaV2005 WEEK 58 of my @UN #ClimateStrike. Soon, I'm headed to another protest to support those affected by the #AustralianFires. It's really cold but whatever, I can handle it for #ClimateAction!
I recently went to Barcelona, to attend a concert by Adexe y Nau as part of the Festival Millenniin Sant Jordi Club. Fantastic show, by the way! For this first time, though, I made the whole trip by train and public transport, and it was surprisingly easy. No need to fly or hire a car. Continue reading Barcelona by train
RT @TobyThorpeAus The people of Hobart placing remnants of bushfire effected areas at the entrance to Parliament House Hobart tonight calling for further action on Climate Change! Will our leaders listen? #ClimateAction
RT @NakabuyeHildaF As I headed for the #climatestrike, my 12 YO brother Dalton had already occupied my strike spot with his hand made placard. He told me "you are late" and i was impressed with his commitment because he understood the urgency of #ClimateAction. Let's all join in. @gretathunberg
Here are my goals for this year: Further reduce my carbon footprint and continue to actively support Fridays For Future in the struggle to achieve climate justice Reach at least a normal BMI, i.e. a BMI less than 24.9: Reduce my weight below 174 lbs. (79kg) and start exercising Submit at least three responses to Continue reading 2020 Goals
With the (still) pretty abysmal Klimapaket of our government and the catastrophic failure of COP25 in Madrid, theres only one course of action left to organize ourselves and start protecting our climate! One small step is the Visions For Climate summit in Berlin, January 24th to 26th, for people and organizations that are actively Continue reading Visions For Climate
The latest reports from climate scientists are quite devastating, were getting close to what they call irreversible tipping points do we really want to risk turning our earth into an inhabitable rock? This Friday we were 630,000 people overall in Germany, according to the Fridays, protesting together against the inaction of our governments facing Continue reading Global Climate Strike
During the winter developers conference at Senacor Technologies AG in Nuremberg, they presented a nice little tool to measure and offset carbon dioxide emissions during business travel. The tool is called Vagabundo and is realized using a serverless framework; it collects data from all business travels, calculates CO2 emissions and offsets them through Atmosfair Continue reading Vagabundo
RT @NakabuyeHildaF NOT SO YOUNG to make a difference, Girls from Sun rise home of Kampala missed there classes today to clean up the community, collecting a sack of waste. This is the true definition of "Green girls are Clean girls". #ClimateAction @gretathunberg @Fridays4future @Fridays4FutureU