A thought provoking call to action. Climate breakdown is the real crisis, not the royals, not Brexit….read and follow the link in the final paragraph to the 50 things we can all do to help the environment. Individually we may not be able (or willing?) to do them all, but we can do some of them. It’s down to us. It’s our planet, our home, and it needs help.
Australia is burning. California’s been burning. British Columbia’s been burning. Portugal’s been burning. This summer, the Arctic broke records for wildfires in Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and Siberia. In the Arctic! We’ve seen storms more volatile and ferocious than ever before, bringing destructive flooding. Massive glaciers and ice sheets melting at unheard of rates. Threat of coastal flooding of epic proportions. Island nations fearful of being swallowed up by rising seas in the foreseeable future. What could possibly be more important to every country and every political leader than addressing climate change?
You got it, money. Not the money needed to make radical changes. Not the money needed to support innovation in developing new sustainable energy sources. Not the money needed to incentivize people to embrace new technologies free of fossil fuels. No, it’s all that money flowing from fossil fuel-based industries that decision makers are loath to give up…
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