Sometimes we can only chose between bad and worse. This is one of these cases.
Yesterday, voting for this year’s Public Eye award started. But stop, don’t click away because you think: yet another publicity prize. It is one indeed, but believe me, it’s bad publicity. Continue reading →
This morning I woke up by the ear-battering sound of an air-blower in the street right in front of the window.
“Of course”, I thought, “this is what you get”. When – after a short moment of acoustic peace – the street-cleaning car started patrolling, I knew it was time to get up and write a post.
Yesterday, New Year, is definitely the day of littering. The streets have in a very short time transformed from being jam-packed with Christmas lights to being blotched by left overs of fireworks and firecrackers. Continue reading →
Hardly any Italians would tell you that the workers coming from the far South are good for the country – even if none of them would like to do the jobs the Africans do. A very contrary view is the following: Continue reading →
Fill your stomach, not the landfill – that’s what I call a catchy headline for a campaign. Let’s start the fight on the convenient.
“It takes approximately 20 seconds to put our food into take out containers. Convenient? No, it’s actually inconvenient since the packaging can remain in our landfills forever, causing continued damage to us and our world.” says the TakeOutWithOut campaign and promotes change. Continue reading →
We all know how the thing with the pink elephant works: the more I tell you not to do a certain thing, the more you will feel tempted to do it anyway.
Besides, you are very likely to be fed up with the topic I keep on bringing up. That is what might be happening in the post-inconvenient truth-era we are in right now. People are fed up with being scared about Climate Change. This phenomena is starting to be known as Apocalypse Fatigue: less and less people want to care about Climate Change. Continue reading →
Today, the Argentinian LGBTQI community is celebrating. Life can be sometimes hard for them. Do you give a damn?
Walking around the Marcha del Orgullo – Gay Pride Parade – in Buenos Aires today I realized: all these people are living their problems behind, just for one day. Problems which do exist. More in the gay and lesbian community than elsewhere. More in Latin America than elsewhere. Continue reading →
Do you believe in Climate Change? Do you know what Climate Change means in Ilulissat, in Tonga or Husavik?If not, it is time to find out!
24 Presenters, 24 Time Zones, 13 Languages, 1 Message is how the initiators of Climate Reality introduce their event. They further ask: “What can change in a day?” and answer simply: “EVERYTHING”. And that day will be September 14. Continue reading →