by Einar Du Rietz The Rio circus is over. For now. And everyone agree that nothing really came out of it. Apart from hefty hotel bills and an even costlier wish list (more reports on cfact.org). Media is however doing its best to sell the shaky message from the UN. One report that made the [...]
CFACT Europe’s long time friend, writer and intellectual contributor, Dr Edgar L. Gärtner, has up-dated and republished his famous book Öko-Nihilismus (Eco Nihilism). A must read if you read German, and if you are interested in translations and publication outside the German speaking sphere, get in touch. These are the bibliographical details: Edgar L. Gärtner: [...]
by Einar Du Rietz The Rio circus has barely started and already, reports are streaming in on plans for international taxation schemes, close to police power for the UNEP…believe me, the list will be longer. For regular reports from our team in Rio, check out www.cfact.org . Meanwhile, in Europe, the environment ministers don’t want [...]
EIKE hosts a climate conference in Berlin on the very eve of the UN’s Rio+20 conference on sustainable development. More information and sign up here.
by Einar Du Rietz The old issue of whaling seems to be an ever controversial issue, in the EU, as well as internationally. Chris Butler-Stroud,CEO of Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS) writes on the subject and is particularly concerned that Denmark still holds on to the Greenland exception. The ban on whaling dates decades [...]
by Einar Du Rietz Time for the World Environment Day again. Last time I counted, there were 426 Days per year, i.e, those sanctioned by the UN, EU or other international bodies. I know that the year, according to our calender, has 365 (366) days, but you can always combine. My figure (possibly higher by now) [...]