The recent symposium of the Michael Otto Foundation in Hamburg on the possibilities and limits of the so-called bioeconomy began at an elementary level with a debate over the exact definition of the term.
(Based on the Cradle to Cradle press release of 4 February 2020; photos by Max Arens) Climate-friendly behaviour and economic success do not have to, and indeed must not, be mutually exclusive. That was the core message at the kick-off for the 6th International Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Congress on…
Last week, Thomas Kemmerich of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) was elected Prime Minister of the east German federal state of Thuringia in what constituted a surprise to many political experts.
Being able to visit Aschersleben, the oldest city in the eastern German federal state of Saxony, to take part in the second instalment of the Aschersleben Architecture Day, was a pleasant experience.
Stockholm, Berlin, Zurich and Geneva – this year, a busy itinerary was in store for the latest laureates of the Right Livelihood Awards, also known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”. Not all of them could take part, however − our Chinese laureate Guo Jianmei was missing, as was Greta Thunberg…