Since the very first Earth Day event in 1970, we have pumped more pollution into the air, rivers, ocean, soil and lungs of the planet than all of human history combined. These trends have been consistent, and show little sign of abating. At the same time, humanity has never been as aware, united and ready for radical, positive transformation as it is today.
In response to the proposed coal projects in Eswatini, Mandla Reissmann looks to alternative scenarios and models of development that incorporate environmentalism and sustainability.
This new article on the ECCO website from Deepa Pullanikkatil argues that urgent coronavirus related socioeconomic responses must be aligned with climate commitments, social equality and green recovery plans.
This week we look at concurrent environmental crises – from a locust outbreak to deforestation & COVID-19. We highlight solutions – from climate activism during a pandemic to grassroots infrastructure.
Futurist, Mandla Reissmann calls to action! “Futures consciousness is the basic understanding that the future is not singular and not random. It is within human means to shape where we end up.” A climate robust future is possible.
Deepa Pullanikkatil (PhD) considers the normal we have come to take for granted and prompts us to consider a “‘new normal’ that is more sustainable, climate-proof, equitable, compassionate and humane.
An upshot of the COVID-19 crisis is that many are turning to thier backyards to grow vegetables. Here’s why you should too!