can’t believe i met andrew simms at the utopia conference and didn’t realize how big a fan of his work i was until i saw him speak the next day. yes, let’s break the treadmill of consumerism!

[update: this was his presentation at the conference]

“die lebensmittel die in europa und nordamerika weggeworfen werden, würden dreimal reichen, um alle hungernden der welt zu ernähren.” die doku ‘frisch auf den müll’ von valentin thurn zeigt die unglaubliche verschwendung von lebensmittel – noch bevor sie den supermarkt erreichen.

weitere highlights der ard themenwoche essen ist leben: hunger über die symptome der globalen hungerkrise, sowie schmutzige schokolade über die alltäglichkeit von kindersklaven auf kakaofeldern

utopia artikel von 2010 über die chega initiative von biobauern in südbrasilien deren existenz vom pestizid endosulfan bedroht wird.

global food crisis explained in simple terms. and frederick kaufman explains what goldman sachs had to do with it on foreignpolicy.com.

die vielleicht die beste reportage zu atomstrom (prä-fukushima wohlgemerkt). schon zu ökostrom gewechselt?

i work with lutz pfannenstiel on the global united f.c. project- eurosport reported on the project in 2010.

empower a man and you give him a better life. empower a woman, and you give her, her family, her environment, and her community a better life.

– jane fonda

treat the earth well. it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

– ancient indian proverb

nice video to start this blog. how funny will these predictions seem in 2015?