|"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
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.
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Press articles relating to cars and their environmental impact
"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
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
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.
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.
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 societyfor speed, independence,
comfort, status, glamour and powerand 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.