Next Meeting: Wednesday, 13. June 2018, 18:00 Clock in VUZ

Wednesday, 13. June 2018, 18:00 (7 pm)

VUZ, Kopstadtplatz 43, 45127 Essen

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Summary record excerpt from the last meeting here: Internet excerpt 2018-04-20 ROUTE hits 18.04.18 short Proto

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.

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Community gardens invite: On Sunday, 13.5. Open Essen gardens their nonexistent gates …

By Susanne Wiegel of Transition Town, we received the following invitation of Martina (???) – we publish like or just as a contrast to post further down…

At the 13. May 2018 Load five Geminschaftsgärten teachers and interested people are cordially on a visit stop by.
meeting places: Community Garden Green mat, Planck garden, Siepen garden and the two newly emerging gardens Carls garden and community garden at Ellernplatz. ´

In the gardens await you many great actions, such as. Qi Gong (14 Am in the garden Siepen), Continue reading

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Ruhr railway intends to retrofit older diesel buses: nitrogen oxides 80% to reduce

The Environmental Agency – specifically the LANUV = State Agency for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection – it has 2015 led the way with its water sampling vessel “Max Prüss”, the rumtuckert on NRW navigable waters: Retrofitting of engines modernster filter- and emission control technology!

What's more, even for ships would find much more widely grown in that the transport sector, for heavy-duty diesel vehicles such as buses and trucks no longer a problem. This has now also recognized the Ruhr train and equip their vehicles Continue reading

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Vandals at GREEN&GRUGA?

A really nice idea was that, the visitors of the closing event of the European Green Capital Eating 2017 mitzugeben a test tube with flower seeds! The insects have their fun, if it were sown in spring …

Toll also, that the City Council has gathered up to, to take a decision for protection against insects in the spring to the best sowing time! Policy and citizens hand in hand for the Biopdiversität! That's how it should be – were it not for urban or at least authorized by the city garden- (!) and landscaping firms and their incompetent staff, like the Vandals rage on Essen Baumscheiben…. Continue reading

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Ideas Fair kicks off the Green Decade: Citizens' projects sought – application until 3.6.2018

The Green Capital Eating 2017 may be over. This can not and should not be the end of the environmental efforts in our city. The project office of the Capital of continuing his work and calls for the continuation of citizens- and citizens' projects or on Neuinitiativen. We publish original:

European Green Capital - Food 2017 starts Ideenbörse 2018
Also this year, Green Citizens' projects are searched again
25.04.2018

The project office of the European Green Capital - Food 2017 focuses on sustainability and starts a new idea exchange for projects of citizens. Individuals and groups are welcome, submit their green ideas - oriented to the worlds of the past Green Capital year “My Green”, “My Shopping”, “my ways”, “My future” and “My rivers”. stand up for each project for conversion to 1.000 Euro available – A co-payment must not be provided. Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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