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Trenntwende – co2online’s New Berlin Recycling Competition

co2online has just launched “Trenntwende”, a new contest for ideas and projects relating to recycling and waste reduction in Berlin – with over 10,000 euros in prizes. The Trenntwende website (German only) includes an application form for the contest and … Continue reading

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Photos and summary of our August 16 “Beyond GDP” discussion

For those who missed our “Beyond GDP” discussion on August 16, a summary of the evening with photos is now online in our archive. Thanks again to the Ecologic Institute and all who participated in the lively discussion – panellists … Continue reading

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Thanks for a great evening! (Beyond GDP)

Thanks to Lisa Pettibone, Lucas Porsch, Rich Rosen, Tanja Srebotnjak and the Ecologic Institute for making last night’s “Beyond GDP” panel such a success! And special thanks to the audience for all the interesting questions and the lively discussion. A … Continue reading

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Next Salon August 16: “New Ways to Measure Human Prosperity – Beyond GDP”

(Deutsch unten) Following up on the “beyond growth” issue, Ava’s is proud to announce our next salon on August 16, “New Ways to Measure Human Prosperity – Beyond GDP”, in cooperation with Berlin’s Ecologic Institute. Does income generate happiness and … Continue reading

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Council for Sustainable Development Conference June 20… with a Sustainable Poetry Slam

On Monday the German Council for Sustainable Development, which advises the German government and promotes public dialogue on sustainability issues, will hold its annual conference in Berlin’s Tempodrom. The conference will conclude in the evening with a public event: “dead … Continue reading

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Long Day of Nature in the City/Langer Tag der Stadtnatur

With its lakes and forests, allotment and community gardens, Berlin offers more in the way of nature than almost any other major city. And from June 18-19 the 5th “Long Day of Nature in the City” offers a bit more … Continue reading

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More tips from “Beyond Growth?!”

(Deutsch unten) At last I’ve managed to sift through all the material from the “Beyond Growth?!” Congress… Here are some links and (reading) tips – mostly in German unless otherwise noted. Documentation of the Congress: Articles, videos and downloads. Papers … Continue reading

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