TTIP and its economic impact on the European Union
The effects of TTIP on the European economies is estimated very differently by different types of economic models (CGM, UN GPM). *** new ***
Expensive Tortuous Paths in Climate Protection: Agrofuel and Counterproductive Water Power Projects
The climate balance of agrofuels is negative; and even the climate balance of certain waterpower projects; however the loss in biodiversity caused by these projects is at least as bad as the climate balance; apart from the negative influence on food production.
ISDS: When Companies sue the State
Read about some precedent cases for Investor-state dispute resolutions and how they affect the international treaties TTIP and CETA. *** new ***
Plastic Synthetics, Environment and Health
The annual worldwide plastic productions amounts to 240.000.000 tons – with conspicious effects: Life in the oceans suffocates from plastic litter while people are facing harm by higher and higher amounts of poisonous plastic ingrediants.
The currently most readcasted and downloaded article on elstel.
Sea Level Rise
Should we ever let the polar ice shields melt down that would result in a sea level rise of up to 74 meters. However this is far not the most nasty effect of global warming.
*** Film Review - Samsara *** ,
Flight MH17 and the Conflict in the Eastern Ukraine ,
about the war in Syria ,
about the NSA spy program PRISM ,
about Flight Nr MH370
The Cartel between Energy Producers and Power Grid Providers
How electricity suppliers pocket high yields at the expense of consumers. -
and how they block the expansion of alternative energy.
Cradle to Cradle
100% recycleable, 100% free of poisounous substances
Huge Catfish in lake Ossiach (2013-08-08).