Category Archives: Berlin

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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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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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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A Day at the “Beyond Growth?!” Congress

(Deutsch unten) There can be no infinite growth in a finite world. The logic is as daunting as it is compelling. It poses too many fundamental questions. It is profoundly human to perceive growth as a positive thing, and our … Continue reading

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Portrait: co2online – “We Reach the Environmentalists Who Don’t Know They’re Environmentalists”

Deutsch unten! Launching an occasional series of interview “portraits” of various initiatives and individuals, chiefly in Berlin’s sustainability scene. Even the quiet, out-of-the-way intersection in the “Schöneberger Insel” has the feeling of a green enclave, housing a cluster of little … Continue reading

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“Beyond Growth”: Berlin Congress and Film Festival

Beyond growth… a counterintuitive thought, with spring growth in full swing – or a transcendental one? There is increasing interest in the idea that constant economic expansion is reaching its environmental limits, that the “growth paradigm” must be abandoned or … Continue reading

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