Holidays?!

When thinking about holidays, many people problably think about travelling somewhere. Will most people do so when the travel bans are being lifted? At least in Europe traffic has already increased again and the borders are slowly reopening. German media is asking 'when people can go to Mallorca again'. The crisis showed how nature suffered …

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Stop wasting our planet!

Do you know the feeling when you are mad about people? I don't mean being mad about a specific person, but people in general. I got mad during my morning running round today. But let's start a bit earlier... We had three free days in Berlin in a row, as we had a special holiday …

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Stop harmful lobbyists!

While most of us are confined to our homes and politicians are deciding on bailouts for companies, lobbyists are active to dismantle Europe's Green New Deal and other environmental legislation. Their excuse: Corona However, companies already had years before this economic downturn to start acting and improve the sustainability of their products and business models. …

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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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What do we really need?

A while ago, I have been sent a magazine article dealing with the state of our society and ecology. It proposed that we will face a collapse of our current system anyways, as humans will or can not voluntarily change the system. I thought about this a bit and, listening to audio books such as …

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Everyone wants mobility

Last week we talked about taking a rest and reflecting. To get a break, many people like to travel. However, we know that mobility - be it for holidays or for daily ways - has a huge impact on the environment and our health (e.g. air pollution). This does not only include the means of …

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Contemplation time: Fireworks

During this first week of the year I have been contemplating a lot. I do not know if it was actually more than what I do usually, but it certainly felt like it. That's why I have a lot of topics on my mind, which I cannot share all with you (now). This post is …

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Chapter 8: Education

All types of schools and universities are in the neighbourhood or well-connected somewhere close in the city. As the city is safe and friendly, already young children can walk or cycle to their school without problems. People firstly learn how to think critically and by themselves. They get to know from an early age how …

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Chapter 6: Health

People in the future will be much healthier. Many illnesses are prevented due to healthy nutrition (for elaboration see https://cathagoessustainable.wordpress.com/2019/09/12/chapter-1-nutrition/). Food is free of unhealthy chemical residues stemming from fertilizers, pesticides, etc. The fact that people stopped smoking, has also contributed to this development and this has also removed many toxic substances from the environment …

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Chapter 3: Mobility & Travel

As no one has a private car anymore, all parking spaces have been turned into green areas, where people can sit, meet, garden, plant, do handicrafts and enjoy their life in general. Transportation is mainly done by bikes and many streets are only free for bikes, skateboards and pedestrians. In bigger streets, one line is …

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