environment


5 Ways to a Sustainable New Year’s Eve

Once again, this year, the call for sustainable and conscious living was loud and clear. There are statistics showing that we are leading more responsible lives, but be that as it may, according to humanitarian organization World Food Programme, there are still 821 million people going to bed hungry each […]


Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore

”We have to find ways if we’re actually going to address sustainability … making better choices that result in net environmental gains. What we need to learn is how to do more with less.” – Leyla Acaroglu Let’s talk about sustainability. It’s a word we like to throw around for […]


Economies do not need
to grow –
Doughnut Economics

Equating economic growth with economic health- and why this equation fails. The construct of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) “measures the monetary value of final goods and services—that are bought by the final user—produced in a country in a given period of time”, according to the International Monetary Fund. Consumption, hence […]


#windmachen:
renewable energy made in the city

As an urban citizen, one might feel excluded by nature and the issues it comes along with. Nevertheless, Viennese residents have the unique chance to become part of the sustainability discourse and get involved: by owning solar panels and wind generators in the countryside but also in the middle of […]


Pokem(on) the GO… Wait, What?

So how many of you haven’t heard of Pokémon GO? Like almost everyone who is reading this, I am also caught in the Pokémon craziness taking over the world.  This has led to reading through some catchy titles flooding the internet over the past month, including Pokémon GO Influencing Baby […]


Modern Technology – One man’s trash, another man’s treasure

How often do you replace your cellphone? Once, or maybe twice a year? A majority of Austrian citizens replace their phones every 2-3 years. That count also applies to Americans and residents of the UK. Finns on the other hand are more likely to keep their phones for an average […]