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From Paris: Government Leaders Emphasize Protecting Nature

Conservancy Talk

Of course this work will only succeed when coupled with strong governance and protection of remaining forests. Mark R.

Germany and the TTIP

Green (Living) Review

And this is the true nature of fascism, that of the power and will of the capital over that of the people. rest my case (it is getting heavy).

Driving ban for combine harvesters in Germany

Green (Living) Review

government stupidity government out of control farming

The resurgence of Gross-Deutschland, of the Greater Germany

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Every since the annexation of the German Democratic Republic, which used to be referred to as East Germany, by the Federal Republic of Germany, aka West Germany, the country is re-militarizing at a great speed. But Germany does not even need help in it ambitions.

Shortage of workers in Germany

Green (Living) Review

Despite this shortage of workers, however, Germany, like Britain and other countries, has a serious problem with unemployment.

Over 50% of Germany's renewable energy is owned by citizens & farmers, not utility companies

Green (Living) Review

This is for a country which, I am sure, has more wind than Germany, though still, considering our sizes, better than the USA.

Children need more brainwashing time, says government

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The British government wants children “learning” in school from 8am to 6pm or thereabouts and also have less vacation time. Yes, we must; the Minister and the government. And thus the government clamors for a longer school day and shorter and less vacation time. Time to unschool entirely.

Some was bad but much was good, in East Germany

Green (Living) Review

Even West Germans who now learn how East Germany functioned are finding that there were things that were very good. But I digressed.

Germany to phase out nuclear power

Green (Living) Review

Germany to close all its nuclear power plants by 2022 By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German government has agreed on a roadmap for phasing out nuclear power, after reconsidering the implications of nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima reactor meltdown after the earthquake and tsunami. The old question of “quo bono?”

Government Trojan in use in Britain?

Green (Living) Review

Not that that, in fact, surprises me, the fact that the UK government, as well as and especially security services and police, employing such a device.

We don't spy on Americans, just anti-government Americans

Green (Living) Review

However, it is not the governments'' job to do that but that of the parents. Other excuse was the “war on terror”.

Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP

Green (Living) Review

Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP and neither did it end there by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It has often been suggested and is generally assumed that Fascism in Germany equals National-Socialism and thus began with Hitler and the NSDAP. It neither started with Hitler and the NSDAP and neither did it end there.

Action urged after weedkiller traces found in peoples' urine

Green (Living) Review

Despite its widespread use, its presence in food, animal feed or surface and ground water is rarely monitored by governments.

The Future of Energy in a World of 400ppm and Rising

Nature Conservancy - Science

And Germany’s investment in solar technology means the country is now generating 22% of its power from renewables. Here’s what they had to say.

Russian Government “orders” shift from Microsoft to Linux by 2015

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has signed an order at the end of 2010 mandating the Russian government and related agencies to move to using Linux and open-source software by 2015. This must be the first such a move on government level anywhere in Europe if not even the world.

Do the British people “get” green?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I sometimes must seriously wonder as to whether the majority of the British people actually “get” green and eco and the need to change. Business and general public too do not seem to “get” it; compared to people and business in, say, Germany, Holland or Denmark, for example.

Germany -stepping away from Nuclear into a Leadership Role on Renewables?

Celsias

In announcing that it intends to close all nuclear power plants by 2022 , the German Government now faces a major challenge to find the energy to replace nuclear and meet its ambitious carbon emission targets at the same time. As Germany's first female Chancellor she has steered the country through interesting times.In

Germany and Britain about to destroy Gypsy scrap metal businesses

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Germany and Britain are about to destroy the businesses of the Gypsy scrap metal collectors and dealers.

How Germany is preparing to get to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In Germany there is no debate on climate change and whether it is real or not. It is being taken as read.

Germany & France claim recession over, for them

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German and French governments have both announced that the recession is basically over for their respective countries. While the growth in both Germany and France are but modest and some idiots keep claiming that Britain is out of the recession as well this is no way the truth. dread to think.

The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012

Green Blog

There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use. But in a kind of gold rush spurred by easy bank loans and government tax incentives and subsidies, China hurtled past PV technology pioneers the United States (in 2006) and Japan (in 2008). Italy got 5.6

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Denmark’s new government promises far reaching green policies

Green Blog

On Thursday the 15th of September 2011 the Danish right wing government of the past decade lost its slim majority. The former opposition is currently negotiating the alliance of a new government which looks like it will be more green than red. But will a fully “red” government replace the old one? We botched COP15, remember?

Cars outlawed in suburb of Freiburg, Germany

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Now we have arrived at the point where the true face of the man-made lbal Warming/Climate Change myth is being laid bare, namely people control. First they try to persuade people out of their cars and to give their internal combustion engine cars by making it a climate survival issue and by using high fuel prices.

The unemployed to be forced to do unpaid work

Green (Living) Review

The Government has already carried out pilot schemes which suggest some claimants would choose losing their benefits over doing unpaid work.

The Big Society

Green (Living) Review

The Cameron-Clegg coalition hopes that volunteers will step into the breach here where government services will no longer provide. digressed.

Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

Germany leads the European nations in recycling, with around 70 percent of the waste the country generates successfully recovered and reused each year.

When peaceful protest is made impossible (illegal) violent revolution becomes inevitable

Green (Living) Review

True change can only come about when we change the system, and that from the very bottom up and not (just) the government.

France experiments with paying people to cycle to work

Green (Living) Review

The Netherlands and Denmark (and also Germany) are a totally different kettle of fish when it comes to cycling and cycling infrastructure.

German-Funded Solar Projects in West Bank Face Demolition

Green Prophet

However, diplomatic pressure from the Spanish government which paid for the project helped save the solar panels from destruction.

Nuclear energy might see increased opposition after Japan crisis

Green Blog

The continued protests against nuclear energy in Germany has seen an upswing during these past days. reactor in Japan.

Green Deal flop - new figures released

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Commenting on the release on Thursday, June 27, 2013 on the first official statistics of take up of the Government''s flagship Green Deal scheme for energy efficiency, Friends of the Earth''s Warm Homes Campaigner Dave Timms said that the figures are a disaster but not unexpected.

Who rules the world?

Green (Living) Review

Consider who you may not criticize and you know who rules you and your government by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Take a very close look and you will realize who rules the so-called “free world” and it is not the USA, the EU, or any superpower. It is just one particular set of people. Judge for yourself. There is but one of two answers.

Middle East Illusions Change Reality

Green Prophet

Some residents are sanguine about the obstructions, expecting them to come down as the new government emerges. Green Prophet has shown how Arabic graffiti voices personal and national ideas, inviting people from different backgrounds to connect in a most public forum. Click here to view the embedded video.

Germany has run out of solar panels due to generous feed-in tariff

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A burst of new business at the end of 2009 put Germany close to adding a record of solar power to the grid, according to the head of Germany’s BSW solar industry association, Carsten Koernig. It cannot be over 3 Gigawatt, simply because there is no more capacity than that available in the whole of Germany.

Will Germany Join the International Community and Restrict Overseas Coal Finance?

Sierra Club Compass

In fact, since 2006, Germany has invested 3.3 But as exciting as Germany’s announcement is, the devil is in the details.

Will Germany Join the International Community and Restrict Overseas Coal Finance?

Sierra Club Compass

In fact, since 2006, Germany has invested 3.3 But as exciting as Germany’s announcement is, the devil is in the details.

British government announces green home makeovers

Green (Living) Review

Therefore, plans to reduce household carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2050 have been announced by government. Energy use in homes, as already stated, currently accounts for about a third of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK, and the government intends to do something about it. That too is where we need to do something.

Fracking will not get economy growing

Green (Living) Review

Responding to the government ‘s proposed financial package to communities affected by fracking, Lawrence Carter said: "Whilst communities should receive benefits from local energy development, a cash package won’t alleviate concerns about fracking''s impact on water supply and house prices."

Green Auto Zones Now in Place in Germany

Eco Friendly Daily

Green zones in further 17 German cities will be introduced in March 2008, which, according to Germany’s motoring club ADAC, will mean around 1.7

New German Civil Defense advice

Green (Living) Review

Even during the Cold War there was never the admonition by the government to have such supplies at home.