• Grüne Hochschule: Nachhaltigkeit
    University

    The Green University – a Checklist

    Universities claim to be innovative and to enable their students to help shape the world of tomorrow responsibly. By far the most important – as simply existential – challenge of this century will be the rapid and consistent anchoring of sustainability in all areas of life. Only in this way can we preserve the chance to limit the consequences of man-made climate change to a tolerable level and to stop the progressive environmental degradation. Universities, as key drivers of innovation in society, have a particularly important task and role model function to face this challenge. But what makes up a “green university”? What significance does sustainability have in everyday student…

  • Thoughts

    Let’s Go On a Journey

    I am an incredibly positive, optimistic person by nature. Nevertheless, I am more and more frustrated. I show a lack of understanding about what is going so wrong on our planet, especially with regard to the climate and the environment. I am shocked at the unbelievable stupidity of the human species, which rushes into its own ruin with a run-up and full speed. Nature, no thanks!? Climate change – a foretaste? It wasn’t until this summer that we were able to get a very small foretaste of how it could soon be. And what happened? For the most part it was celebrated!? Instead of realizing that drought results in a…