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  • Sowohl Tiere als auch Menschen werden bedroht durch das fortschreitende Gletscherschmelzen

    Melting glaciers – a chilling threat

    Did you guys know that groundwater, lake and river water, and water in the atmosphere only account for about a quarter of the world’s supply of fresh water? The vast majority of our fresh water is stored in polar ice and snow and in our mountain glaciers. Alright, you might think, so what? Well, we…

  • Reasons to love renewables – #2 economics

    Did you know that switching to renewable energy sources not only protects the environment, but also saves money? Here are some interesting facts and figures: In many European countries, including Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Greece and Portugal, electricity sourced from solar power is already significantly cheaper than that sourced from the main public grid. I…

  • Reasons to love renewables – #1 jobs

    In case you haven’t read the IRENA annual review on renewable energy and jobs 2016 perhaps you should. To me, it was a real motivational boost! Did you know that in 2015 8.1 million people worked in the renewable energy sector and that this impressive number does not yet include an additional 1.3 million people…