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Interview with Gregor Czisch. Renewable energies in Germany, Europe and beyond. Part 2

Interview with Gregor Czisch. Part 2
The supply from renewable energies in Germany, Europe and beyond
Monday, 05 June 2017
Also after the Paris climate change agreement, people still are interested in the question which options we have to erect a climate friendly energy system. …

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Manchester, London, Salafist fundamentalists, British weapons, vast markets

Daniel Read tells the story of William Dowell, an American reporter during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Dowell ran into problems of his own, soon deciding that his editors operated using a “calculus of death” to determine “newsworthiness.” In Dowell’s view this meant placing greater or less value on human lives, …

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Interview with Gregor Czisch. Renewable energies in Germany, Europe and beyond. Part 1

Introduction 
Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Phys. Gregor Czisch is the managing director of the consulting company Transnational Renewables Consulting in Kassel, Germany. He specializes in consulting in the field of renewable energy, energy supply and energy policy. Recently, Czisch got interviewed by Richard Senner and Stefan Dudey. …

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Japan’s system, capital allocation, respect, mimetic eagerness and sustainability. Part 1: Japan’s macroeconomic architecture

Introduction
I just finished reading Thorstein Veblen’s The Theory of the Leisure Class (first published in 1899) and will write up an article on it soon. For now, apart from Veblen’s analysis of the nature of work, I have one other criticism: his distinction between the super-rich, …

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