A major part of the solution
Editorial by Jan Peter Schemmel, CEO, Oeko-Institut
The warning signs from the climate crisis are becoming increasingly clear. And yet this crisis is still viewed primarily in terms of the energy supply and perhaps transport, with no regard for another major part of the solution: the required radical shift in our economic paradigm towards the establishment of a genuine circular economy.
Our high consumption of primary raw materials releases large quantities of greenhouse gases. Extracting these resources destroys ecosystems and…