How functional stupidity promotes current crises

The biosphere and human society is experiencing a socio-economic [1] and socio-ecologic  [1, 2] crisis with potentially catastrophic consequences for humankind and the biosphere in total at a scale which requires urgent (in terms of years), massive (in terms of a reduction of consumption of a factor of 4 in highly-industrialized countries like Sweden [4])…

Boundaries of the systems of our planet

To understand the status of our biosphere, Rockström et al. (2009, Nature) [1] developed the concept of planetary boundaries regarding 9 planetary systems and provided an assessment on whether these systems have already exceeded these limits. Their assessments were updated in a publication by Steffen et al. (2015, Science) [2] (see also [3] for an…

How to make a protest poster!

Change requires to stimulate public attention and public protesting is still an effective means. Since it is inconvenient to shout around all the time, and moreover, printed newspapers cannot show videos yet, the message will be lost. Therefore, using posters is a great idea to deliver your message. For the artistically challenged, like myself, I…

Sow a thought, reap an action!

“Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.” ― Stephen Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People I created this website to support efforts to protect the biosphere and face the socio-economic and socio-ecologic crises of our times:…

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