'By the Sweat of Your
In the name of the European
unlimited development we are on the way to exploit our natural resources,
and damage our planet. We do need a kind of spiritual energy co struggle
out of our trap.
Lightning symbolizes the
glimmer of life. The fruitful power and authority. A powerful and quick,
beneficent or fatal fire from heaven.
Extracts from the book entitled
'Dictionnaire des Symboles' by jean Chevalief and Alain Gheerbrant. Translated
by Judit Maruszki.
Environment and Energy
Zsuzsa Foltányi -- András
Short-term Energy Policy
-- Long-term Troubles
There is an urgent need
in Hungary of a long-term environmentally concerned energy policy. The
authors list and analyse the most important missing elements of our energy
Why Do We Have to Speak
Essay on the determining
conditions of the power economy, and the role of energy in our world.
Debates about Energy
-- Energy of Debates
An outline of the debates
about energy with especial regard to nuclear power. The author analyses
the features of the discussions, the pros and cons of atomic energy and
the possibilities of alternative energy resources.
Dr István Barótfi:
Biomass as One of the
Aternative Energy Resources
The global energy and environmental
crisis call attention to the importance of renewable energy resources.
The author outlines the ecological model, of agriculture based on biomass
energy as a possible solution to the recent crisis of the Hungarian agriculture,
and the global energy, climate and food supply troubles.
Toward a "Sustainable
Power Economy" with Solar Energy
The global usage of fossil
fuels leads to an ecological catastrophe Solar electricity provides the
green alternative to producing power by not consuming fossil fuel nor creating
pollutants. The article surveys the possibilities of the solar energy applications
in our every day life.
Heat Power Station at
The history and semantic
change of a power station in Budapest from the beginning of the century
Some useful advice about
energy conservation and energy efficiency at home.
Bike Paths and Racks
Bikes are cheap, healthy,
and good for the environment; but the environment is not designed for them.
Bikes on roads are threatened by cars; bikes on paths threaten pedestrians.
This can be handled by building an appropriate bike path system...
Extracts from the book entitled
'A pattern language: Towns, buildings, construction' by Christopher Alexander.
Ways and Ways out -- Energy
Technology and Environmental
The Great Unutilized Possibilities
of Power Generation
Buried in the inventors'
garages and archives of offices there is the secret of our future clean
natural energy resource, the vacuum power. We can not afford to leave it
unused any more.
Talks about 'Clean' Energy
In the January episode of
'Gaia' Ecological Film Magazine on Hungarian TV2 home and foreign experts
spoke about their 'energy dreams'. Extracts from the programme.
Ecology and Ideology
in Our Universal Order
We know, that soul, this
inner world exists and we search into the cause of it. We know, that the
external world of physicists and astronomers exists and we are in search
of the bounds of it.
But do we exactly know what
is inside and what is outside?
An essay by Erwin Nickel
from the book entitled 'Psychologie der Kultur'.
Translated by Judit Czárán.
Selection from the literature
on energy in the collection -- of the 'Silk Mill Library'.