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Ecology

Europe as a green superpower?

Bjarke Møller: The politics of hope

ENVIRONMENT: As a political project, the nations of Europe have failed to find common ground. Can the local and regional based on several "pacts" form the framework for a perspective – which will contribute to the development of a new paradigm?

Grief is how we feel – when a loss is a fact (watch the movie here)

Andrea Culková: Žal Žen (Grief / Sorg)

ECO FILM: Extinction Rebellion is a fast-growing protest movement. They are in favor of transforming the love of nature and the rage over politicians' passivity into collective action. But what about the political potential of grief?

The three ecologies

Air-Conditioning: What connects the city of Syracuse with the UN and a French philosopher?

An agricultural cluster – a state-of-the-art industrial complex

Eskil Halberg: Packed lunches for the revolution

MAD: The problem is access to food. Everyone must eat to live. If we are to eat, we must buy. To buy, we must work. We eat, digest, and shit.

Is renewable energy enough when the planet's total energy requirement is 15 TW

David Elliott: Renewable Energy – Can It Deliver?

ENERGY: We already have enough technologies to initiate a full transition to renewable energy sources. According to David Elliott, solar power also has a potential of a staggering 20 terrawatt – more than the world's total energy consumption

Living in the true sense of the word

Gro Lauvland: Community architecture – rebellion!

ARCHITECTURE: Christian Norberg-Schultz's emphasis on local art has helped shape generations of architects. Can we build better than we do today?

A planet we ourselves have brought into radical imbalance

Julia Adeney Thomas, Mark Williams, Jan Zalasiewicz Polity: The Anthropocene – A multidisciplinary approach

EARTH: Anthropocene means more than writing about ecology, environmental history or global warming. How about the greenhouse effect heating the ocean at such a speed that it is equivalent to pouring a billion boiling teacups into the ocean every second?

- We must be happy, even with the prospect of extinction

INTERVIEW: The Italian activist philosopher Franco "Bifo" Berardi talks to MODERN TIMES about America's arrogance, loneliness, rebellion, mortality, and Buddhism as role models.

To salvage what is salvaged can

Peter Dauvergne: AI in the Wild

TECHNOLOGY: Are artificial intelligence and drones good news for nature and the protection of the planet's ecosystems?

Healing in the natural

Peter Michalzik: Vegetarier, Künstler und Visionäre suchen nach dem Neuen Paradies

INNOVATORS: The anarchist collective project Monte Verità was a groundbreaking, vibrant center with inspiration for ideas that are heard even today.

From eco-nightmares to historical relief

Kim Stanley Robinson: The Ministry for the Future

THE FUTURE OF THE EARTH: In a groundbreaking new collective novel, we can read about how the climate crisis is escalating and a new ecological world order is emerging.

Time has changed direction and is now coming from the future

Armenian Avanessian: Future Metaphysics

PHILOSOPHY: We are now in the violence of the future: The most important thing in life is increasingly something that has not happened yet. Philosophy must re-evaluate its old metaphysical categories.