An open letter to people who believe veganism has to do with climate justice

The often repeated statement “most important for the climate is being vegan” is simply untrue. Industrial meat and dairy production (as opposed to natural farming) are a terrible crime in many ways, there is no doubt about it. I have not (consciously) eaten a piece of meat in almost 40 years because I find it disgusting, too. But if we speak about the climate effect, our individual diet only has a tiny impact in comparison Read more…

A Christmas wish

No one can ignore the warning signs from mother earth any longer. Our actions today decide how bad our future will be. The death toll of heat, drought, fires and rising oceans keeps growing exponentially, evidence is overwhelming. Very soon we may trigger an unstoppable global self-heating cycle if we don’t wake up from our never-ending beach-life dream. It seems like most humans can learn to ignore the suffering of millions. Yet no matter how Read more…

Knowledge is key

== CLIMATE CRISIS AND YOGA – WHAT CAN WE DO? == SELF-STUDY We have all realized what our past behavior has done to the planet, haven’t we?Based on that knowledge the key yogic question is: Am _I_ acting appropriately from now on?What are my blind spots? How can I overcome each of them? AIR TRAVEL VS. VEG/VEGAN Not eating meat and avoiding to use animal exploitation is a good start, no doubt. For your health Read more…

Yogis For Climate Justice Movement

Why do we need another movement? One of the definitions of Yoga is finding happiness in the identity of the individual and the global, the internal and the external. In my opinion this means that we must take care of our planet at least as much as we are taking care of ourselves. Yoga has become a global movement within just a decade or two. Yoga practitioners started travelling around the world, met each other Read more…