Reflection time

This will be a rather short post because I am following my own advice (https://cathagoessustainable.wordpress.com/2020/02/13/taking-a-break/) and taking some reflection time this week. Corona is interfering a bit with my study schedule, so I need to contemplate this in the next days. You can take the time which you spend less on reading my post this …

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Changing habits

People live in habits and routines. This makes life easier because we do not have to think about these things. However, habits can also be destructive, not only for ourselves but also for others, for animals, for our environment, ... Sometimes our habits are changed without us noticing it too much because we are 'nudged' …

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Inspired by nature

"Inspired by nature" is a phrase which you might have heard in advertisements, but it can also be something very worthwhile. For example, there is biomimicry (https://biomimicry.org/what-is-biomimicry/) used e.g. by engineers and architects, which was made famous by the book "Biomimicry" (Janine M. Benyus). It refers to techniques which are copied from nature e.g. from …

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A comment on Corona – calling for resilience

You have probably all heard a lot about the Corona virus in the last weeks - and maybe you tend to ignore respective news already. I do not want to talk about numbers of ill people, but just want to mention some thoughts I had on this topic, related to sustainability. The media (e.g. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/02/coronavirus-outbreak-slashes-chinas-greenhouse-gas-emissions-200226133935574.html) …

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