How the meat industry is using "Carbon Offseting" for their business activities and using it as an excuse for not dealing with the main source of their climate impact: methane from cattle and .

youtube.com/watch?v=MjY1aQvE_0

"When at last would you stop lying about the pushbacks? About what's happening with in ? Please don't insult our intelligence."

A journalist speaking truth to the Greek PM. Not easy to witness that in Greece, where almost all mainstream media are pro-government.

Resisting government plans for privatizing the forest, making plans for corporate economic growth in places where people want to live in balance with nature.

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Protests today in by people living in areas hit by the summer . Coping with the aftermath of complete state abandonment, resulting to rain floods this autumn.

To inspire the younger generation, is organising the coding competition "Youth Hacking 4 Freedom" () for teenagers. The winners receive a cash prize and a trip to Brussels.

Learn more: yh4f.org/

(honored to be part of the jury committee)

What if our power grids could only achieve two out of these three goals?

- an uninterrupted and limitless supply of power
- affordability of electricity prices
- environmental sustainability

Maybe it’s time to Redefine “Energy Security”
lowtechmagazine.com/2018/12/ke

“Greece’s lack of a strategic planning framework allows developers to license wind power projects many times over requirements, disregarding their impact on local habitats.”

reportersunited.gr/en/6557/too

"In the long run, whatever it promises, colonial militarism can’t control nationalism, fascism, or fundamentalism - it only gives them a justification to recruit."

crimethinc.com/2021/08/16/afgh

Greece is burning...

Thanks to decades following the dogma of eternal economic growth we managed to change the climate globally.

People in Greece are facing one of the hottest summers in years.

At the same time, neoliberalism and austerity policies marked as "waste of money" any reasonable investment in people, knowledge and technology to prevent or effectively tackle wildfires. Forests have always been an unprofitable "business", why should we care after all?

#greece #wildfires

"the unavioidable reality of climate change", said the Greek PM, while issuing permits for fossil fuel drilling.

"trees regrow", while allowing industrial investments in Natura regions.

"houses can be rebuilt", owner of 36 properties.

"In some ways this is a story about how I began to learn that law enforcement is there to protect some specific people (and companies), and not the general public as I imagined."

kylemcdonald.net/psac/

@yala yes! I don't know what kind of hosting services they need, but we do have some things they can find useful.

@ioy Σε όλα τα ζώα δεν ισχύει αυτό; η ποιότητα του κρέατος είναι ανάλογη της διατροφής που κάνει το ζώο.

Τα μικροπλαστικά είναι πρόβλημα όχι τόσο γιατί δεν τα μεταβολίζουν τα ψάρια (δεν θα βρεις πλαστικά στο ψάρι σου 😁), αλλά ότι ο οργανισμός τους απορροφά κάποια τοξικά χημικά στοιχεία κατά τη διαδικασία του μεταβολισμού.

This is how (Greek) banks are implementing "3-D Secure". A pop-up asking you to enter your e-banking credentials, with no way to verify that is actually coming from the bank. @winbank_tweets in this case.

Interesting how "3-D secure" made phishing attacks easier than ever 🤦‍♂️

“Until everyone has access to an effective vaccine, any system requiring a passport for entry or service will be unfair. The vaccine is a public health exercise and must not be a new discriminator”

⁦@privacyint⁩ on Vaccination passports/certificates privacyinternational.org/long-

After 18 years with the Free Software Foundation, I've decided to resign my position as executive director, effective at the end of a transition period. We'll be sharing further details, including information about that transition, and a few more words, in the coming days. It's been a humbling honor to serve this institution, and to work alongside the FSF's staff, members, and volunteers over the years. The current staff deserve your full confidence and support -- they certainly have mine.

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