Wohin geht die Klimabewegung in 2022? –
Ein Diskussionsbeitrag zum Artikel “Die Panik vor den Rettern”
(Sven Hillenkamp, Zeit online)

1. These Sven Hillenkamp analysiert die aktuelle Klimabewegung am Beispiel von Fridays For Future in Deutschland und Schweden. Er formuliert das grundlegende Dilemma zwischen dem was getan werden muss (dh die Wissenschaft fordert) und dem was getan werden kann (cf eine demokratische Mehrheit bereit ist zu tun). Er zieht den Schluss, dass die Klimabewegung dabei…

How re-design and update posters and flyers – Support for the “Återställ våtmarker” movement

1. Introduction I have recently supported an eco activist movement group in Sweden called “Återställ våtmarker” [1] (“Rebuild wetlands”) by updating flyers and posters with new events. The problem turned out that the shared versions were based on the open-source LibreOffice/LibreWriter [2] (.odt) format and the proprietary Adobe InDesign [3] (.indd) format. Although I finally…

Extinction Rebellion – Protest Banners
(English, German, Swedish)

1. Background Public protests should show its messages clearly and protest banners have great visibility even in large crowds (in combination with telescope poles or ceiling support poles) or on large buildings. Although re-using old cloth (e.g. old bedsheets) is eco-friendly, disadvantages are costs for cloth (often free though), paint, vulnerability to rain and wind,…