Sustainability: Living

Cover section of the book “Ende einer Illusion”; © Oekom

Shopping Illusions: Why Sustainable Consumption Will Not Save the World

Whether climate change or fair trade, the consumer should put it right – and is hopelessly overburdened.More ...
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Saving the World With Your Shopping Trolley – the Lohas Fairy Tale

Ethical consumption is regarded as the simple way to save the world for everyone, but what difference does it really make?More ...
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Consumption for a Better World: Utopia.de

Consumers have power. The Internet portal Utopia.de means to show how they can use this power so as, if not to save the world, then at least effectively to improve it by „intelligent” consumption. In the meantime businesses have begun to sit up and take notice.More ...
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Lights out! Fleece on! A Day in the Life of a Climate-Protector

Strictly speaking, I shouldn’t be writing this article on the computer: it eats up electricity.  More ...
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"There's No Such Thing as Sustainable Long-Distance Travel"

Interview with Dr Wolfgang Strasdas, professor of "sustainable tourism" at Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences.More ...
Wines from around the world at International Green Week Berlin; Copyright: Messe Berlin GmbH

LOHAS - Marketing, Fashion Trend or the Dawn of a New Age?

The up-and-coming trend is LOHAS, short for "Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability" – a way of living that is not about money and consumption but about health and the environment. More ...
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Slow City – The International Network of Cities where Living is Easy

Four German Towns have joined Città Slow as Trendsetters for Urban Sustainability. More ...
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Slow Food – Enjoying Under the Sign of the Snail

The Slow Food movement advocates the re-discovery and preservation of the regional manifold of tastes and awards ‘threatened' foods and dishes the emblem of the snail.More ...
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