Broken prices and low cost. Economic blessing or danger?

Low Cost: helped by considerable technological progress for two centuries, economic strategies have been guided by insatiable "capitalist" challenges ever more demanding in profits and always justified by the intervention of the invisible hand (1) "supposed to optimize for the greatest number the result of choice answering to [...]

Black Friday: ode to consumption! A black Friday ... pollution?

For a week we have been basking or being spammed with the week "black friday" ... day of "supposedly" exceptional business ... Even the television news talk about it, which reflects a level of information me.r.diatiques (1) very high! Certainly not! It's a disguised pay day that will force people to equip themselves, again, with consumer goods that they do not have [...]

ufc energy labels

Energy Label: improve information on energy performance and product durability

Energy Label: The UFC has just released a study on product performance and sustainability that is a rising consumer concern. While the revision of the Energy Label Directive is still ongoing at the European level, the UFC - Que Choisir publishes the final results of a qualitative survey (1) which highlights the very [...]

phenoculture

Phenoculture, the "official" name of the hay mulch permaculture technique developed for econology

Initiated in the spring 2014 on forums of the site, Didier Helmstetter's technique of "permaculture" for hay mulch is experiencing a growing success both in terms of productivity and popularity, many gardeners are testing the technique at 4 corners of the La France! As a reminder, this [...]

marketing

Ma-Bonne-Action.com, solidarity marketing, humanitarian and charitable

Econologie.com presents Ma-Bonne-Action.com, an initiative of solidarity marketing, humanitarian and charity of Laurent Berthelot. An Ulule campaign has just been launched. Explanations. Take control of your data and take a good action. Choose: when, what and how to receive good deals about you. For each advertisement consulted, you finance associations free of charge. " Do you want […]

nano-spike CO2 ethanol

Convert CO2 (+ water + electricity) into ethanol fuel by "nano-spike" catalysis!

Nano-Spike catalysis; Discovery of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory made a little ... by chance! The process makes it possible to obtain ethanol from CO2, electricity and water in the presence of a specific nano-catalyst called Nano-Spike. The reported return on electricity is 60 to 70%, which is acceptable provided renewable electricity is used (the process [...]

Lipo Lithium Battery

electric transport (Lipo) Heat VS (petrol): criteria for choosing a battery and comparative calculations

The performance of electric transport depends strongly on the quality of their batteries. It is currently the real Achilles heel that limits the development of electric propulsion, both in road transport, maritime and ... that air obviously. We present a quick state of the art Lithium-Polymer battery performance currently on the [...]

Wolvendael Magazine: The Kitchen Garden Lazy, better than permaculture, Didier Helmstetter

The 621 issue of 2016's September issue of Wolvendael Magazine devotes an article from 2 to the Lazy Potager's technique. This article was written by Stève Polus (former editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Le Soir") and it is the very first article of written press on the improved permaculture technique initiated and [...]

Le Potager du Lazy, fruits and vegetables in August 2016

Le Potager du Paresseux, report for August 2016 by Didier Helmstetter (alias Did67) Caption for the introductory photo: “Didier, in front of his big cabbages! "Le Potager du Paresseux" is a way of producing vegetables "more than organic" (ie without any treatment or fertilizer, neither organic nor, of course, chemical) without getting tired, […]

Economy: some prosperity to progressive austerity

Economics and Society: from a certain prosperity to a progressive austerity or from the welfare state to the gendarme state. Political debate is largely confined to the sole domain of managing the conflicting interests of the various social categories, through political formations supposed to ensure compromises sufficient to maintain the social structure. Most of [...]

Le Potager du Sloth: origin, objectives and principles Video

Le Potager du Sloth, video presentation by Didier Helmstetter (aka Did67): its origin, its objectives and principles ... Legend of the introductory photo: "The owner of the Potager du Sloth surprised at work ... explanation! The "Lazy Potager" is a way to produce vegetables "more than organic", in abundance, without any work of the [...]

Forbidden Country Doctors of the World against price gouging of some drugs

Yesterday the association Médecins du Monde has broadcast an advertising campaign "incisive" on the Internet about the price of abusive drug treatment. The campaign has, in fact, been refused broadcast by "traditional" displays by the Authority of professional regulation of advertising (ARPP). JCDecaux, MediaTransport and the Insert have therefore refused the displays of this [...]

The vegetable lazy

La Potager du Sloth: produce vegetables "more than organic" almost without work!

La Potager du Sloth, produce vegetables "more than organic", almost without work, with yields equivalent to those of a classical garden: a dream? Not in the "Lazy Potager"! DR photos: Didier Helmstetter. Introductory photo "Lazy Potager in Action, its motto: less active ingredients; no more gray matter! In what he [...]

A life changing era, Rémi Guillet

A life to change era, self-portrait of an "econologist" Rémi Guillet

The "Seas of the South" editions have just published "A life to change era" whose author Rémi Guillet has already published many articles on the Econologie.com website ... The works and goals of the Econologie site converge with those of Rémi and this for 2 essential reasons: Remi defends the links, not necessarily obvious for all, between the economy [...]

Portugal

Energy Transition: Portugal powered during 4 days entirely with renewable electricity!

While France continues (almost) everything to rely on nuclear electricity ... countries are now, and regularly, beating records of production in renewable electricity! This month it is the turn of Portugal to realize a real tour de force of the renewable! A few days after Germany produced so much renewable electricity that producers [...]

Happy New Year Econological 2014

One more year is coming to an end, on behalf of the moderators team of this site and our forum, we wish you for this new year 2014: - full of econological projects, - lots of sharing of ideas and constructive debates for a better society, more econological, more humane, more just, - a good atmosphere and participation on [... ]