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"The idea that we can become "energy independent" and maintain our current lifestyle is absurd". Jim Kunstler in "Wake Up, America. We're Driving Toward Disaster." Washington Post Sunday, May 25, 2008

Welcome to CARambolagen

CARambolagen is an Anti-Car-Organisation based in Berlin, Germany.

Our Motto is: "CARambolagen - Ending the rule of cars."

We hope to expand the English section of this website as soon as possible.
Meanwhile you find a lot of links to interesting articles in English in the "Presse"-Section.

For more information please contact   » mail@carambolagen.de

For Downloads of resource material please go to our "Materialien" page. Please take care to only use these materials in the context of Anti-Car-Actions and to mention copyrights wherever stated on this site or in the file names. Reprinting, copying or uses for other puposes are not permitted


www.20splentyforus.org.uk 20's Plenty for Us - NGO with excellent website fighting for speed reduction in British towns and cities from 30mph to 20mph
http://transitionculture.org Transition Culture - an evolving exploration into the head, heart and hands of energy descent.
www.facebook.com/cairobike The Cairo Bike scene on Facebook


Press articles relating to cars and their environmental impact

» Across Europe, Irking Drivers Is Urban Policy New York Times
» Special Report - Europe finds politics and biofuels don't mix Reuters
» Are we reaching "peak car"? The Globe and Mail, Toronto

Recommended Reading

"Carjacked". The Culture of the Automobile and Its Effect on Our Lives,
by Catherine Lutz u. Anne Lutz Fernandez, 272 Pages
Palgrave Macmillan, London 2010

CARtoons, by Andy Singer
A humorous collection of more than 85 cartoons and illustrations, as well as facts, figures and resources. Sure to put a smile on your face... and give you more than enough reasons to kick the habit.

Car Sick, by Lynn Sloman
A UK-specific book on car culture and society's addiction to the car, this book (despite the negative title) inspires hope for change. Sloman reminds us, citing the shift in attitudes to smoking, that change can come swiftly.

Divorce Your Car!, by Katie Alvord
Gives readers lots of information on why to change their driving behaviour without waiting for broader social change. Divorce Your Car! provides all the reasons not to drive and lists the many car-free alternatives.

For Love of the Automobile, by Wolfgang Sachs
Examining the history of the automobile from the late 1880s to the present, Sachs shows how the car gave form to the dreams and desires embedded in modern society—for speed, independence, comfort, status, glamour and power—and in so doing reshaped our very notions of time and space, our individual and societal values, and our outlook on progress and the future. An excellent and detailed cultural history of the car.

The above books may be purchased from World Carfree Network or Amazon.co.uk.