Next Meeting: Thursday, 25. April 2019, 17:30 Clock in VUZ

Thursday, 25. April 2019, 17:30 (7 pm)

VUZ, Kopstadtplatz 43, 45127 Essen

 

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25 Annual Round Table Environment Food – Documentation of sustainable urban development yesterday, today and tomorrow

Bet many decades are engaged citizens in Essen for a healthy environment, nature conservation and sustainable development of our city on the move – 2019 now 25 Years under the loose umbrella of the Round table eating environment (RUTE) in the variety of associations, Associations and initiatives.

This anniversary, we took the opportunity, create both a look back, the possibility to offer as well as affiliated groups, their work- and view compressed display.

but let us cast also look to the future: Continue reading

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Cherry trees on the Rü – new trees need more space and protection!

Other neighborhoods are leading the way – yesterday z.B. Schoenebeck!

We hope, that the new trees in Ruettenscheid least as much open space and root protection as get here!

By the way, Japanese cherry trees can in healthy environment usually ca. 60 be years old. Bad conditions (little space, insufficient root depth, bad air, unfavorable pH) halve the lifetime, doubling the cost of the city treasury and the citizens. Continue reading

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Best wishes from Wiesbaden! Go then..

The matched these days by the federal government on the way law for NOx pollution continues through EU law across. For values ​​between 40 and 50 Micrograms is a diesel Prohibition to drive certain vehicles disproportionate, so the statement of the Federal Government (see WAZ report). The EU target of 40 However micrograms per cubic meter reserves remain valid.

At the same time discuss the German Respiratory Society (Dgf) and the World Health Organization (WHO), if not facing health consequences of the limit of 40 on 30 Micrograms should be lowered, wants to avoid further deaths. (see article in the period from 7.3.19) Continue reading

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Friday-for-Future am 15.3.2019 – this time in Dusseldorf…

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Ostermannplatz: Zielkonfikt, is not one!

Located in Elting at the northern edge of the city lies the Ostermannplatz. A little long in the tooth, but with charm. 16 sycamores, Bushes and play areas make up something like the small green lung in the middle of an urban agglomeration. A roadworthy gem in Moloch city for young and old. Elsewhere hardly encountered constellation with playground, Football and the benches at the kiosk attracts all generations. Random encounters, a short Pläuschchen, Play time outside the direct field of view of adults, but in close proximity and under social control – where there is still in our city? Continue reading

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Rollback in the transport policy

Not only backward steps in the European Union with new nationalism. forever in mobility put Yesterday on old hats: Instead of finally draw an absolute line under a senseless traffic project – which was in fact already more or less completed years ago – , brings state minister of transport Hendrik Wüst plans from the last millennium again out of mothballs (WAZ v Report. 12.2.19): Decades of building sites, Splitting districts, Squandering of budget funds, new noise, more traffic and air pollution, continued blockade of urban development in the north of Essen,…. another transit highway across food may only want someone, does not have to live along the route! From the questionable to the solution of traffic problems to mention!

Sustainable mobility is different! And the West German transport policy has really different construction sites (!) as this senseless billion grave… Continue reading

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Friday for Future: A typical conflict, the special skills requires and promotes

“Why should I be studying for a future that soon may be no more, when no one is doing anything to save that future?” (Greta Thunberg)

present factual arguments which is a, Hearing will find the other. Because sometimes help only unconventional steps, to transport legitimate concerns and messages so, that from knowing at last action is. These experiences have made small and large organizations, not only of the TAIL in recent decades repeatedly: The older ones remember Greenpeace actions with slide projections on buildings, Abseiling from bridges at nuclear transports and boat maneuvers before Verklappungsschiffen in the North Sea. But in Essen gray areas have been exhausted: Plastic films in Borbecker castle grounds were and are just like riding a pictogram and Critical Mass and locally contribute to the awareness and change in thinking from leaders. Continue reading

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“Clean-magic!” from 16. to 29. March – Do not forget the sensitive nature!

For 14. Some say in Essen again: Clean-magic!

Frintrop to Leithe Essen and Essen draw again pliers and garbage bag and make our city a little life- and lovable.

More information here in the volunteering agency

And this includes, the increasingly early sprouting in fauna and flora (Climate Change!) not to lose sight of – or even to make one or the other discovery of local natural: Winterlinge, Snowdrops and crocuses were already visited by solitary bees and bumblebees, but liverworts and perhaps even one or the other lesser celandine or arum can be found at cheaper place – and want to be spared!

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nothing conceived! Traffic guidance in front of tree protection!

Stadtwerke Essen (SWE) have on 7.2.19 explained in detail at the meeting of BV2 in their view, why those 11 Trees must fall short on the median strip of Ruhrallee for sewer construction project Elbestr:

Primarily, it was put forward reasons for the performance by a threat, einstreifige traffic management. Continue reading

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TAIL supported Friday's student demonstrations on climate change

Greta Thunberg is the young, 16year-old protagonist of the completely legitimate protests children and young people on climate change.

have so starting young people like in the 60s / 70s, to ask their parents and grandparents: “How could the Nazis and let their mass murders?” and has developed from a sustainable critical attitude towards the German past – and even no bird shit! – finally also in demand by the young generation today:

How can register their current decision-makers, that targets the jointly decided, the man-made global global warming, verusacht by CO2 emissions, other greenhouse gases and the destruction of nature, simply be thrown overboard and sacrificed purely economic interests? We children and young people will have to massively suffer the consequences …

The Speech by Greta at the climate conference in Katowice is to follow here as a video or. read as documentary.

in an effort, to take their own future in hand and to put the policy under public pressure, the agreed climate targets of the Paris Agreement and comply with the appropriate measures or. implement, the TAIL also supports Essen pupils, if they Fridays, so also on the witness issue day 8. February 2019 (!) demonstrate…

Friday, 8.2.19, 12-14 (7 pm) by Willy-Brandt-Platz to City Hall

the NAJU z.B. making for weeks and shall take around 11.45 Pm on the DB-information point at the Essen main station. Continue reading

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“Make way!” – To 15.2. Register for Congress AGFS at Messe Essen …

It's likethe trade fair in Essen! The “Bicycle food 2019 – Fair for bicycles, Accessories and cycling” – parallel to “travel + Camping –
The holiday world. to travel. Camp. Cycling” invites the 20.02.2019 – 24.02.2019 in Messe Essen, a.

For many years, organized the Arbeitsgemeinschaft bike- and pedestrian-friendly cities on one of the days of the show its congress – this year under the motto: “Make way!”

Free participation including. entering free trade fair is an application to 15.2. possible here.

each(r) of / concerned by the latest trends in the bicycle sector – bikes, pedelecs, Liegeräder, pendant,… – not only watch times, but also want to test drive, not to be missed Exhibition and Conference! It's worth it…!

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