The cause of climate justice – A universal moral-legal strategy [Draft]

1. Introduction The following text describes a universal moral-legal strategy to enforce climate action via international and national legal systems. Thereby, general  legal principles which can be found across jurisdictions and general moral principles are applied combining conventional (consensus-based) and post-conventional (absolute) moral principles. This text is a synthesis of previous blogs discussing legal means…

Time to leave the nest – Migrating from Twitter to Mastodon

1. Background After the richest man alive Elon Musk [1] bought Twitter on 2022-10-28, the climate for freedom of speech has drastically changed, making Twitter users look for alternative social media, which are not under the control of super-rich individuals. Among the most mentioned alternatives is the federated social media MASTODON, which is based on…

A taxonomy of civil resistance

1. Introduction Climate activism is often based on loosely defined concepts such as “Non-Violent Direct Action” (NVDA), “civil disobedience”, “strikes”, “protests”, and other forms, which may be used with different meanings by different groups, and, therefore, lack conceptual clarity. In the following I try to systematize forms of (climate) activism for system change to provide…

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