Environment – Floating time bomb: Oil spill threatens Yemen shores – knowledge

Sanaa / Den Haag (dpa) – The cistern looks spooky. The 350-meter-long colossus floats neglected off the coast of Yemen, rust has eaten into the reddish-brown steel. Inside Safer: 1.1 million barrels of crude oil and thus an amount that could cover the Red Sea and its shores with black mud for hundreds of kilometers … Read more

Environment – green roofs with a surprising amount of biodiversity – knowledge

Hamburg (dpa) – When Hanna Bornholdt lets her gaze wander over the roof of the Hamburg environmental authority, she hardly has eyes for Elbphilharmonie or Michel on the horizon. Instead, the landscape architect looks at the grasses, mosses, herbs, and sedum species that grow on the agency’s flat roof. Because in the last eight years … Read more

On the 250th birthday of Novalis: On the threshold of the Anthropocene. – Culture

If the unpaid commodity is the driving force of all romantic literature, the novel “Heinrich von Ofterdingen” can be formally regarded as the paradigmatic text of this era: the first part, completed by the author, bears the title “The Reception”; the second, “Fulfillment,” detaches after nearly 20 pages. Friedrich von Hardenberg, who called himself Novalis … Read more

Environment – Schwerin – The next round in the fight to disperse the foundation of the MV climate – knowledge

Schwerin (dpa / mv) – The fight to dismantle the controversial MV climate protection foundation is entering the next round. The group’s districts announced on Thursday that there will be another meeting in the state parliament in Schwerin next Wednesday. An expert opinion by Hamburg law professor Birgit Weitemeyer on the planned dissolution of the … Read more

Aeronautics and aviation – Small planes test stable motion for large ones – Sport

Friedrichshafen (dpa) – snow-white, slightly more than 21 meters wide and weighing up to 1.5 tons is the hope for a climate-friendly flight, which landed on Lake Constance in mid-April. HY4 is the name of the test aircraft with fuel cells and battery system, which has completed its first flight in years at Stuttgart Airport: … Read more

Aeronautics and aviation – Small planes test stable motion for large ones – Sport

Friedrichshafen (dpa) – snow-white, slightly more than 21 meters wide and weighing up to 1.5 tons is the hope for a climate-friendly flight, which landed on Lake Constance in mid-April. HY4 is the name of the test aircraft with fuel cells and battery system, which after years at Stuttgart airport has completed its first flight … Read more