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2016 – an outlook into a fragile future.

2015 has been a year heavily laden with major global events. According to how one of the most recent ones—the climate conference in Paris—has been celebrated, 2016 promises either the best or worst to come. True, the past year didn’t … Continue reading

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Who shall pay for the climate debt of the rich?

As in earlier COPs the Paris talks are dominated by discussions around degrees Celsius and who will have to pay for what. In reality those issues are not relevant at all. The climate talks in Paris have entered the second … Continue reading

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We climate – they talk

Many of us experienced an ‚extreme weather‘-year, no matter where on the planet we live. In Vietnam, it has been dry and hot for most of the time, all of us wondering ‘when will the rain eventually come?’. Droughts and … Continue reading

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UNFCCC COP21 in Paris, economics and why the planet is heating up regardless of climate talks

The world gets more and more divided into believer and those who have replaced religion by science. While both seem to be stuck in light of different global crises, economics can’t change an imperfect world either. Being a nihilist with … Continue reading

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Overcoming capitalism: by treason or collaborating for a better life?

Various economies are facing the long expected end of growth. While the potential consequences are dominated by fear, various people look for different ways out – some more elegant than others. Whereas most of us[1] have benefited from the strength … Continue reading

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Internet and human rights. A fairy tale.

I’m not exaggerating when I say that the introduction of the internet and the declaration of the human rights are among the best what humans have achieved in the last century. Unfortunately, both share a similar faith: while promising as … Continue reading

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Should we die for paranoid ideologies or live with noble values?

Ever increasing terror such as the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, the barbarism of Boko Harem in Africa or the total destabilization of the Middle East make one thing obvious, namely that society is falling apart. While the triggers for … Continue reading

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