Next Meeting: Wednesday, 18. April 2018, 18:00 Clock in VUZ

Wednesday, 18. April 2018, 18:00 (7 pm)

VUZ, Kopstadtplatz 43, 45127 Essen

Top suggestions shortly before here

Date list comes at irregular intervals - see also "Dates" on the TAIL-homepage;
Here is the current list of appointments as a screen for the next meeting: 2018-03-26-Date listing of-date

New appointment? Please send an email to

Short minutes from the last meeting here soon

Top proposals for the next meeting can use the contact form emailed, then i.d.R. (Volunteering alongside full-time job!) are short before the next meeting to see here.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News | Comments Off on Next Meeting: Wednesday, 18. April 2018, 18:00 Clock in VUZ

Spring finally here – many great events Naturfahrung for young and old

Not much time remains, to view the yellow flowering celandine, served in ancient times as the first vitamin C supplier after the winter time (against “scurvy”!); because soon it crawls and stores the collected energy in his club-shaped strength tubers in the ground, to attract the next spring in the still leafless forests as the first bumblebees… (Photo: D. Schruck)

But there is much more to experience in our immediate nature and perceiving. Just looking into the great program NABU Ruhr and the Facebook page of TWO OF US (Voßgättersmühle) watch.

And who wants to do something for insects and birds and for the eye: Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Ground, Conservation, Participation, Environmental Education, Forest and trees | Comments Off on Spring finally here – many great events Naturfahrung for young and old

Diesel scandal? Nothing to do with! For the transport of heavy one for free rent a cargo bike…

In Things reduce air pollution from diesel vehicles is happening at the moment so little or almost nothing – ie before the hardware upgrade as the only viable solution to the auto industry presses under the protective umbrella of the Federal- and state government so far successfully.

So own initiative is announced. And is available for free in the Green Capital Eating 2017 – also in 2018, 2019,….:

Cargo bike hire and his heavy things, do not fit into luggage bags – it should already have been transported washers with the things – bring the bicycles are available from A to B – exhaust gas emissions, noise- and free! Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News, Climate Energy, Bicycle, Health, GreenCapitalEssen2017, Noise, Air Pollution, Mobility, Water | Comments Off on Diesel scandal? Nothing to do with! For the transport of heavy one for free rent a cargo bike…

Essen 51: PRO TRAIN urges timely connection to the public rail transport

With plans, first 2025 to provide for a tram conclusion of the new district Essen51 on the former Krupp Glände it is out of view of the Passengers' Federation PRO BAHN anything with the GHE2017 target, the proportion of public transport users on 25% to secure the modal split. Too much kick a habit one effect with the new residents and traders, First seemingly temporarily and then probably forever to control for lack of rail alternatives to the car, the lodging.

Therefore, it should be realized in the short term, that the existing lines 101/106 make use of the house mountains road a detour through the new residential area in the north quarter, propose voluntary transport experts.
(Photo: D. Schruck)

The project Essen 51 Thelen of the group there also a position paper of PRO BAHN

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News | Comments Off on Essen 51: PRO TRAIN urges timely connection to the public rail transport

Insects- and Birds: food GroKo (SPD/CDU) and the Greens agree on compromise

Insektenhotel Photo: D. Schruck

Enthusiasm solve the announcements o.g. Council parties at the conservationists TAIL not straight – but at least the problem is perceived and introduced small steps ….

Here is the text of the Council proposal of yesterday's Environment Committee as pdf: 180425 Application SPD CDU Gruene AUVG Council insect

Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News | Comments Off on Insects- and Birds: food GroKo (SPD/CDU) and the Greens agree on compromise

2 in front 12 – touch coal exit courageously!

Under this slogan make every last Saturday of the month at Essen Train Active Greenpeace, VCD, BUND, Transition Town and others aware of the fatal power generation based on fossil fuels with a vigil. Essen, as major shareholder of RWE shares and based in Essen energy companies are partly responsible for increased climate change by unnecessary human-produced CO2 emissions.

Also: not only 2018 end the coal mining in Germany, but overall out of the coal! (Photo: D. Schruck)

Next appointment: Saturday, 28. April Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News, Climate Energy, Health, GreenCapitalEssen2017, Air Pollution, Participation | Comments Off on 2 in front 12 – touch coal exit courageously!

Eating inviting? Because of…. Horror situation at the gateway to the city in Altenessen

Bf Altenessen um 1900 – Those: wikimedia, public domain

Who the tumult to normal traffic times – ie without construction and closures of track sections – knows the Essen main station, can imagine, which is currently on the Altenessener station going. The catastrophe: What impression conveyed meal with the state of this eyesore guests, there on the- and travel?

Today letter to the editor in the NRZ / WAZ in response to the Article by 27.3.18, which also come the non-functioning escalators to the language, there again:

“After all, he is (Means the Bf Altenessen; the webmaster) even more than before the flagship of the city of Essen. If you already comes close to the railway station, you see the unkempt and polluted with garbage green areas and parking. Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News, GreenCapitalEssen2017, Mobility, Urban Development | Comments Off on Eating inviting? Because of…. Horror situation at the gateway to the city in Altenessen

Pestizidfreie Municipality – Essen BUND district group active in the sense of UN goals

Animation is suitable to the topic SDGs…

Glyphosate is one, Total pesticides the other. ecological Agriculture the relevant associations (Demeter, Naturland, Bioland etc.) waived both – the city also?

After the letter to Mrs Merkel of the BUND federal association of November 2017 (BUND glyphosate Open letter to Merkel, etc. 2017-11-30) Now set the Essenes Kreisgruppe the view of the local conditions Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News | Comments Off on Pestizidfreie Municipality – Essen BUND district group active in the sense of UN goals

Essen forest – quo vadis?

The forest inventory is currently being introduced in urban bodies in the form of a 14seitigen presentation and is provided there each for information. The few specified therein numbers seem the statements of Dr. Lutz Fähser from 2013 to confirm. As BUND-member he had once asked his opinion of the Code Group available, so that they can work from it. He is also in 2016 again together with Holger Sticht, the state chairman of NRW, been eating.

Now a few facts are known inventory, which can not be seen, that the forestry operation from its in 2010 will move away paradigm shift made.

comes “More nature in forest” or not? Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News | Comments Off on Essen forest – quo vadis?

Press statement, the environmental union to free public transport

This is a hot topic, in fact,! Fewer, because it is not desirable. The share of public transport is essential to increase! No, rather because fast effective action because of the fatal Essen overall situation is not possible. But Fatal sounds so by destiny. but it's not; because everything, what the air afflicted have to pay for today, the City Council has to answer, who has backed the wrong horse car for decades: Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News, Air Pollution, Mobility, Participation, Urban Development | Comments Off on Press statement, the environmental union to free public transport

9400 Vehicles without Green sticker 2017 in food – and the clerk's office “admonished” often only …

A reasonable and manageable solution for the reduction of harmful car exhaust has to come!

But first the city of Essen should also command the stinkers without Green sticker effectively stop! Since quite a bit seems in disarray!

See Mirror online…

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in News | Comments Off on 9400 Vehicles without Green sticker 2017 in food – and the clerk's office “admonished” often only …