Diagonally opposite the International Motor Show IAA in Munich, the Degrowth Conference took place in Zagreb. Florian Ferstl summarizes what Degrowth means and what perspectives this alternative to the prayerfully repeated growth dogma of the economic elite offers. By Florian Ferstl, September 14, 2023,
The climate crisis has arrived in Austria. Heat waves, drought, floods and storms are causing problems for people. In many places, they are threatening people's very existence. Houses are being torn down, harvests are failing and there is an increasing number of heat-related deaths. Social grievances are thus further exacerbated.
On the course of the consultation phase for the National Energy and Climate Plan (NEKP), attac board members Hanna Braun and Max Knapp point out what is missing in the mosaik-blog article of 8/31/2013. Adopted here with kind permission. End of this week the consultation phase runs
Before the start of the IAA international motor show in Munich, mosaik editor Mathias Krams takes an intentionally positive look at the benefits of the event. By Mathias Krams, September 5, 2023, published on mosaik-blog Things can't go on the way they are.
In Vienna, the housing market is so tight that many people are struggling to afford the rent. How can enough housing be created without further fueling the climate crisis? A look nack Catalonia inspires, as Aeve Ribbons writes on 10.8.23 on mosaik-blog
Adapted with kind permission from Der Standard Blog: Climate on the move. A post by Manuel Grebenjak, May 16, 2023. "The pursuit of growth at all costs has created a global economic system that is fragile and vulnerable to shocks, and that is
Lorraine Chiponda and Dean Bhebhe of the Don't Gas Africa campaign talk about their fight against fossil fuels ahead of the Power to the People conference.
Vienna, 30.3.2023 - After its successful week of action against the European Gas Conference (EGC), the BlockGas alliance criticizes the extreme repression by the police and announces further protests. Since last Saturday, thousands of people protested with various protest actions against the gas conference in Vienna, which ended yesterday.
The post is taken from mosaik-blog.at, written by Zinnoberrot, and published on March 17, 2023. In the last week of March, politicians and lobbyists meet in Vienna for the European gas summit. The group Zinnoberrot about the reasons for which the
Vienna, March 3, 2023 - At today's global climate strike, the climate movement around Fridays for Future is sending a strong signal against Austria's "climate blockers". Under the slogan "Stop climate blockers - Everyone on the streets!" the demonstration will move from Maria-Theresien-Platz past the party headquarters of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) and the Green Party (Grünen) to Ballhausplatz.
Banner "You dance, we burn" unrolled on the red carpet // WKO boss Mahrer confronted for fossil lobbying // Flames on façade of Vienna State Opera, 16. 2. 2023 - Climate activists disrupted the Opera Ball in Vienna this evening with several actions, and
While many people can no longer afford to live and suffer from fossil fuel dependency driven by the capitalist profit motive, representatives of the gas lobby, financial institutions and European politicians are meeting in Vienna from March 27-29 to fix fossil fuel company profits instead of
The Energy Charter Treaty is part of a construct of international agreements that protects fossil fuel corporations and promotes the extraction of climate-damaging fuels. Where do the treaties come from and how are they evolving? Theresa Kofler and Niels Jongerius answer these questions.
In February 2022, police officers broke a rib of a climate activist in police custody, now his complaint of measures was granted by the Administrative Court of Vienna Vienna 19 January 2023 - At a protest action of LobauBleibt in February 2022, during which clearings for the urban highway in Vienna
Thousands of people broke out of today's large demonstration near Lützerath in an act of civil disobedience, overcoming several police barriers, some getting into the coal mine and thousands getting to the fences around Lützerath.
❗❗ Demo was brought forward to 13:30 ❗❗ For several weeks, police have besieged Lützerath, a village that is to be demolished for coal mining in NRW. Today, the police began evacuating the village.At Lützerath is the 1.5 degree limit. If
LobauBleibt demands an end to the dangerous agitation against the climate movement, which leads to attacks like today's - lack of climate protection like Mikl-Leitner is the real danger. Vienna, January 11, 2023 - At a blockade action of the Last Generation in Vienna.
LobauBleibt and Last Generation jointly warn against tightening penalties and agitation against people who exercise their right to demonstrate in order to draw attention to the climate crisis. Vienna, January 10, 2023 - Today, Johanna Mikl-Leitner, Governor of Lower Austria, is inviting people to a meeting with police representatives.
Activists from LobauBleibt set up symbols of resistance against the opencast lignite mine in Lützerath - a large yellow X and a three-legged climbing frame - as part of a solidarity rally in front of the German Embassy in Vienna. In an open letter, they demand immediate coal phase-out and climate protection from the German authorities.
What does the European gas lobby have to do with the current inflation? Plenty. The NGO Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) exposes the influence of corporations and lobby groups on the EU. Staff member Pascoe Sabido explains how the gas lobby sowed the seeds for this crisis long before the war in Ukraine, what role it is currently playing, and why we need to get rid of private fossil fuel companies.
The climate activists express their solidarity with the demands of the vida trade union and emphasize that a wage increase is urgently needed.
Climate Movement recalls the decades-long climate protection blockade of the WKO on the occasion of today's greenwashing event of the Chamber of Commerce and shows solidarity with today's railroad warning strike.
In the upcoming annual calendar we introduce ourselves as System Change not Climate Change. We show where we were active this year outside (and inside) the Lobau occupation, symbolizing the diversity of radical climate protest. Every month there is a different
Climate activists criticize social coldness and climate protection hypocrisy of the WKO and show solidarity with trade unions Vienna, November 22, 2022 - This morning, several climate activists interrupted a speech of Chamber of Commerce President Harald Mahrer at the opening of the greenwashing event "Wärmewende made in Austria" at the
For a long time, too little political attention was paid to the issue of housing and climate protection. The energy crisis now painfully confronts us with this omission
OMV made a profit of 3.5 billion euros in the quarter of the gas crisis. At the same time, people can no longer afford to heat their homes. High time for socialization, says Klara Wäscher.
How do we reduce energy consumption? Energy crisis, cost explosion, climate crisis. Will we still turn up the heat again in winter? Will we still not be able to drive at 100 km/h on the freeways? Why is it so difficult to implement energy-saving measures? And how could a fair reduction
On Friday, June 10, the "Lobausstellung" opens, the first exhibition about the LobauBleibt protest movement. For one week, the exhibition informs about the background of the movement with visual material of the occupied construction sites, interview recordings with activists and infographics.
gives an intimate insight into Austria's largest environmental movement, which has been driving Vienna's politics and population for months. Through a compilation of footage of the occupied construction sites, interviews with activists, and background information on the Lobau and city highway, you will learn more about the #LobauBleibt movement.
In recent years, it's not just summer hit after summer hit, but also heat summer after heat summer. The climate crisis is just around the corner. A report by the World Meteorological Organization shows that 2021 was a year of sad climate extremes. Oceans acidify
A broad alliance mobilized on the occasion of the Vienna SPÖ party conference for a large demonstration under the title "Climate justice instead of concrete policy". Because also in the exhibition halls the Lobau and city highway will be a topic after a motion of the Junge Generation and SPÖ-Alsergrund. Mosaic editor Sarah Yolanda
Vienna, May 25 - This morning LobauBleibt had again occupied the construction site of the city highway in Hausfeldstraße to protest against the fossil megaproject and for a real mobility turnaround.
Since 7 o'clock this morning, hundreds of people from LobauBleibt have been blocking the construction site of the city highway near Hausfeldstraße. It is a reoccupation of the construction site, which was cleared at the beginning of February. Shortly before the party conference of the SPÖ Vienna, the activists demand an immediate construction stop and the expansion of bike paths and public transport in the Donaustadt.
The Climate Camp 2022 (22.05.-29.05.2022) is this year's guest at the Lobau Camp and focuses on #lobaubleibt! The program at the camp is already fixed: Here you can find the summer schools on degrowth, common ecologies and permaculture.
Climate movement criticizes trivializing verdict Vienna, April 20 - The trial of that police officer who almost drove over the head of an activist fixed under the police bus during a climate protest in front of the Vienna Urania in 2019 ended with today's court hearing. The filed
Police officer almost ran over activist fixed under police bus Vienna, April 19 - On Wednesday, April 20, the police officer who in 2019 during a climate protest in front of the Vienna Urania almost ran over the head of an activist fixed under the police bus will again stand trial.
Episode 12 is mainly about personal topics, namely about what motivated us to become active, what is necessary to be active at all and to stay active in the long run. In the process we also
Together with more than 30 organizations from the Austrian climate and asylum rights movement, System Change, not Climate Change today publishes a statement with four demands on the Ukraine war: a stop to climate-destructive armament, the phase-out of fossil fuels, open borders for refugees and a global agricultural and food turnaround.
More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Friday, March 25, and with it a bit of power: For a world in peace and climate justice.
We talk with Hannah about her booklet, "Theories of Change - Is There a Basic Recipe for Social Change?" We explore the questions: What are these Theories of Change? Why does a person or group need a theory at all, and what has