1. Newsletter XLVIII 2023 - November 26th to December 2nd - Current News+ Greenwashing at COP28: How corporations lobby against climate goals

    needed to make nuclear power plants easier to build and more flexible to operate. IAEA Director General Raphael Grossi called for a fair environment for this, which is currently not the case... IMHO Mr. Grossi is really an excellent entertainer, I am always moved to tears. And he is absolutely right, there is no such thing as a fair environment. The IAEA as a lobby and fig leaf for...

  2. Newsletter XLV 2023 - November 5th to 11th - News+ Are Habeck, Pistorius, Baerbock an infernal trio?

    Municipal Power Systems, withdrew from the project. According to the power wholesaler, it "seems unlikely that the project will find enough takers to continue the rollout."... IMHO Sh... Reality, they wanted to build 6 SM reactors in Idaho, and now there may not even be a single one . But we shouldn't rejoice too soon, because no one can accept defeat like that...

  3. Newsletter XLIII 2023 - October 22nd to 28th - News+ Municipal utilities are leaving the Future Gas lobby association

    or something like that." You have a large tracked vehicle with which you can simply speed over anything. "The seriousness of the story only begins when you actually enter the battle." IMHO A completely normal company in the defense industry, with all the other members MiKs does business worldwide. They talk openly about everything, the only thing they lose is the victims of their arms deals...

  4. Newsletter XLII 2023 - October 15th to 21st - News+ For a new concept of fascism

    From disarmament to the search for a final storage facility With the reunification of Germany, a turning point seems possible. Will the need for nuclear weapons collapse with the bipolar world order? IMHO In all three parts of the series the military benefits of nuclear power are discussed, but they don't really get to the point. It's about money and power. It's about several trillion state...

  5. Newsletter XXXIX 2023 - September 24th to 30th - News+ “Populist, verbally radical, ethnic” – and no end in sight

    Water Management (BDEW). The expansion of renewable energies plays a central role for the federal government in order to create climate goals and become more independent of fossil raw materials... IMHO In purely mathematical terms, we could be at 10% renewable energies within 100 years, and with a little good will even sooner. Nevertheless, huge sums of money are still invested in nuclear power...

  6. Newsletter XXXVIII 2023 - September 17th to 23rd - News+ A future that I dread

    Diehl's fine was reduced by 50 percent because the company cooperated with the commission. A further reduction was made because Diehl admitted the allegations... IMHO a fine of 1,2 million euros! I wonder how much the investigation and trial cost the taxpayer? The poor Nuremberg gunsmiths actually have to use one of their...

  7. Newsletter XXXVII 2023 - September 10th to 16th - News+ How Germany is ruining the climate with billions in gifts to industry

    There were 24.000 demonstrators. From the Brandenburg Gate, people marched through Berlin's government district. They supported their demand for stricter measures against climate change... IMHO Professional use of words. Who is attracting whom? Seducers and criminals lure the unsuspecting into a trap. At its best, the written word encourages the reader to think for themselves...

  8. Newsletter XXXVI 2023 - September 3rd to 9th - News+ Scientist predicts brutal “population correction” later this century

    The guaranteed electricity price provided was too low to cover the increased costs due to inflation. According to the BBC, the guaranteed price was 44 pounds (51,30 euros) per megawatt hour... IMHO For nuclear power, the guaranteed price is 92,50 pounds per megawatt hour... WirtschaftsWoche from June 3, 2023 EDF also had to estimate the costs of the project several times correct: At the beginning it was...

  9. Newsletter XXXIII 2023 - August 13th to 19th - News+ Military coup in Niger: Uranium mining and environmental destruction as deeper reasons?

    felt hurt. [...] "So we can't warn enough about comedy," is his humorous conclusion. He then adds: "As if there were no other problems than old Otto jokes." IMHO At WDR a journalist (Jürgen Döschner) is kept away from work and thus press freedom is reduced to absurdity. Climate adhesives provide deterrence with counterproductive actions...

  10. Newsletter XXX 2023 - July 23-29 - News+ Chomsky: What happens when orders from Washington are not followed?

    Planning until commissioning typically takes eight years. The average processing time for a transport permit of twelve weeks, on the other hand, seems quite manageable. IMHO I can think of a number of articles from the recent past on this topic, including: April 9th, 2023 - More wind turbines are being built again in Germany May 2nd, 2022 - Expansion of wind power is stalling -...

  11. Newsletter XXII 2023 - May 28th to June 3rd - News+ Political style in Germany Please, strengthen the AfD

    and economic downturn. “The AfD was able to capitalize on these fears by converting them into anger at the 'establishment',” he explains. It's also an "against" party... IMHO I can actually only agree with Springer's analyzes of fascists, populists and all the nasty fear mongers surrounding the Bild newspaper. Still, I have a bad feeling when I read it...

  12. Newsletter IX 2023 - February 26 to March 4 - News+ 48 days until the last nuclear power plants in Germany are switched off

    For months, NDR, WDR and "Süddeutscher Zeitung" (SZ) contacted more than 150 private and municipal water suppliers in Germany to find out to what extent they test their water for PFAS... IMHO PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated alkyl compounds) are in nature practically non-degradable and are therefore also referred to as eternal poisons, just like uranium, thorium and plutonium. The...

  13. Newsletter VIII 2023 - February 19th to 25th - News+ Mönch von Lützerath: Sympathetic figures of the climate movement

    They were found even in Antarctica, in rainwater, breast milk and in alarmingly high doses in the blood of children... Where PFAS are polluting Germany everywhere - Interactive map IMHO What is striking is that the dark red dots (>100.000 nanograms per kilogram) on the interactive Map often indicates military use. Large amounts of PFAS are found in the soil...

  14. Newsletter V 2023 - January 29 to February 4 - News+ Je suis mud monk

    caused great concern in Western Australia due to the very dangerous material. It was said that anyone who discovers something that looks like a tiny capsule should stay at least five meters away... IMHO Since we lack a corresponding sensory organ, we cannot detect the presence of radioactive substances. Detecting a 6 x 8 mm object from a distance of 5 meters is...

  15. Newsletter III 2023 - January 15-21 - News+ Climate Scam - Exxon knew it all

    More than 70 officers were injured during the operation on Saturday - not only due to the influence of activists, but, for example, because their ankle was twisted in the mud... IMHO Here is the irrefutable proof: a cowardly attack on state power. Stoi Polipop..., hold the mud monk! * Climate change | methane | Permafrost Thawing permafrost soils: “A huge...

  16. Newsletter II 2023 - January 8th to 14th - News+ We have already won

    Compensate for electricity shortages in France. This year we were almost completely independent of imports from abroad. This was made possible by the massive expansion of renewable energies... IMHO There was already an article on the topic last week (British became electricity exporters thanks to renewable energy) and I expected that other German-language media would soon also report...

  17. Newsletter XLIX 2022 - December 08th to 14th - News+ Umwelthilfe makes proposals for the rapid development of European photovoltaic production

    and awarded grants worth around EUR 3,8 billion to beneficiaries across Europe. For comparison: there has only been $2010 million for the climate adaptation fund for poor countries since 923... IMHO When fusion research began 60 years ago, it was said that the technology would provide electricity in 20 years. Since then it has been said again and again that it will happen in 20 years. The fact is: To...

  18. Newsletter XLVIII 2022 - December 01st to 07th - News+ The New York Times and the new climate deniers

    in the European Parliament, Reinhard Bütikofer, called on Macron to “concentrate first on what is most important: that Russia loses this war. And then think again.”... IMHO The most urgent goal should actually be to stop dying in Ukraine. But the “Friends of MiK” have other goals: Ukraine should buy weapons, Russia should lose the war...

  19. Newsletter XLVII 2022 - November 24th to 30th - News+ More garbage to Grafenrheinfeld: The Schweinfurt action alliance against nuclear power is concerned

    Losers," wrote Volker Beck, President of the German-Israeli Society: "the democratic culture." Beck further tweeted about the hashtags “rafdp” and “KlimaRAF”: “both are crazy.” - IMHO The difference is, “KlimaRAF” is not funny. * Last generation | Climate active | Civil disobedience "Last Generation" is taking a break for the time being. There will be no new actions in the coming week...

  20. Newsletter XLIV 2022 - November 01st to 07th - News+ Do not fear progress and technology, fear capitalism

    The Chancellor finally pushed through. For Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner, the issue is now off the table. He doesn't want to discuss nuclear power plant lifetimes any further in the coalition... - IMHO In the meantime, Christian Lindner has discovered a new topic for himself with "fracking". The man seems to have a penchant for answering important questions of the future with answers from the day before yesterday...

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