The survival of humanity is apparently the biggest challenge today. The COP 21-summit in Paris in December 2015 gave some hope that at last the decision-makers have understood issue.
In a capitalist world, we have not to go back to Karl Marx and others to understand the capital relevance of the economy for a turn around. As already in a campaign in 1992 Bill Clinton stated: “It’s stupid, it’s the economy!”
It is a worthwhile effort as the publications by Springer have quite an impact – at least on the scientific communities. Let’s still hope on the impact of the legacies of the Age of Enlightenment – as the late Neil Postman and recently Steven Pinker tried.
EiC of Asian Journal of German and European Studies