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ENDING CLIMATE WORLDS - THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR INTEREST! NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Dear Climate World(s), Given the termination of the Goethe-Institut’s Blog CLIMATE WORLDS, we would like to thank all of you for your interest in this blog on “the cultural paradigms of climate change“, and for jointly developing different det...
Action in a new Climate Culture - The Climate Initiative (in the City of) Essen NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Björn Ahaus of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) presented at the symposium "Civic Vision for Green Cities” in Mexico City the "climate initiative Essen". This initiative is a joint project of the city of Essen in cooperatio...
Ambitious goals and tireless commitments - Gustavo Lipkau and the Texcoco-Project NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Mexico City has a water problem. Either there is too little water and it must be brought from other parts of the country, or the incessant rains of the rainy season flood large parts of the city. Not only the city has grown further over the last dec...
St. Viateuer – a civic participation project in Montreal NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Nic Luka from the McGill University in Montreal dealed with the question „How can we (re)make our cities (in) bestter (ways)“. He pointed out that civic participation is very important in the design of urban projects because it touches the every...
St. Viateur – a civic participation project in Montréal NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Nic Luka from McGill University in Montréal dealed with the question „How can we (re)make our cities (in) better (ways)“. He pointed out that civic participation is very important in the design of urban projects - because it touches the every da...
Climate Change Negotiations open in Cancún NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The UN Climate Change Conference started today and will be meeting for the next two weeks in the resort city of Cancún, México. The Cancún conference comprises: six official UNFCCC meetings (COP 16, COP/MOP 6, AWG-LCA 13, AWG-KP 15, SBSTA 33 and S...
Inauguration of the Symposium "Civic Visions for Greener Cities" NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 11 Months, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
The Inaugural Act of the Symposium Civic Visions for greener Cities was dealing with the topic of the relationship between Climate Change and Culture and the meaning of greener cities in the future of arquitectural education. The first speaker of t...
Everyone is an artist - Gerhard Bär and his „Waste Project“ in Miravalle NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 11 Months, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The Berlin artist Gerhard Bär had the idea to understand the meaning of recycling in a different way. By collecting old an unusable waste of plastic he tought young people from Miravalle to create artistic and practical things for their daily life.
The Enthusiasm of a community – The Project Miravalle at the border of Mexico City NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 11 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Having been lucky, we were able to visit the project Miravalle at the border of Mexico City. We that means: about 20 international participants of the Symposium Civic Visions who are interested in civic participation as an integral part of urban deve...
„Civic Visions for greener cities“ - A Symposium in Mexico City NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
A symposium discussing the topic „Civic Visions for greener cities“, organized by the Goethe Institut Mexico in cooperation with the Faculty of Architecture of the National University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Ess...
Climate Negotiations: Clouds over Cancún? NEW
Climate Worlds 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
In the last weeks, two hurricanes have threatened Cancún. Hurricane Paula veered east, hurricane Richard southwest, both sparing the resort city and venue for the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP 16). If this post was about the last COP in...
Climate Change and the Role of Arts and Media – Transatlantic Perceptions NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Every action in climate protection no matter driven by the individual, state or government, is always dependent on how global warming – with all its resulting risks and dangers – is publicly perceived and communicated. Beyond the academic and pol...
Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change - A Conference in Berlin NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
From 8-9 October, a large number of experts and scholars are discussing the “Social dimensions of environmental change and governance” at the 2010 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change at Freie Universität Berl...
Climate change and its historical roots (Guest Commentary IV) NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The fundamental issue in contemporary ecology and environmentalism is the relationship between man and nature, or in other words, how man looks at nature and act accordingly. Lynn White in his echo-making article entitled “The Historical Roots of O...
RE-ORDERING EUROPE: ENEROPA NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 3 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Noting the EU’s heterogenity in terms of energy supply and economic sustainability, the thinktank AMO of the well-known dutch architecte Rem Kohlhaas and his Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) re-ordered geographical Europe – according to...
Buddhism, Ecology and Social Action (Guest Commentary III) NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Buddhism may not only provide philosophical ideas but also methodology to the solution of contemporary environmental issues. The structure of the Four Nobel Truth (suffering, cause of suffering, end of suffering, and the way leading to the end of suf...
Hermeneutics of Buddhist Ecology (Guest Commentary II) NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Although one may not find the notion of ecology or environmentalism in Buddhism, yet through reinterpreting Buddhist ethics and philosophy, we may discover such messages in Buddhist tradition and practice. Therefore, I critically analyze the concept...
Buddhist Solutions to Environmental Problems (Guest Commentary) NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
One of the severe challenges mankind faces today is the problem of ecological crisis and environmental pollution, which resulted largely from the rapid development of modern technology and anthropocentric culture. Man is the main culprit and therefor...
International Climate Change Lottery. NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
It is increasingly evident that a comprehensive climate change agreement is unlikely at the next climate change meeting (COP 16) in Cancún, Mexico, on December 2010. Finance – that is how much money will be provided, where will it come from, how w...
After COP 15: Can “Sub-Global Climate Alliances” revitalise multilateral climate policy? NEW
Climate Worlds 4 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 26 Minutes ago
After the failure of the UN Summit on Global Warming in Copenhagen (COP 15) to agree on a binding international agreement, climate diplomacy is in crisis. Recently, the German Advisory on Global Change (WBGU) submitted a policy paper to Germany’s F...