This lovely 2′ video explains very simply what is our footprint and how every action of our routine releases carbon that increases the level of emisions. What is my footprint
Even if I know it since years, I am still shocked by the footprint of China and US. The key concepts on climate change are easy. We need to start cooperating internationally at levels that the humanity has never experienced before, in order to close with fossil fuels dependency, reduce emissions and keep the temperature rise … More Footprint, Climate Change and future perspectives
This winter has been quite unusual…as well as last one and the one before! Too warm, no raining, too much flooding, peaches trees flowering in December…so what’s going on??? The impacts of climate change have been predicted time ago (see the graphic). We should start being used to these “unusual” weather conditions and phenomenon, and … More Climate Change Impacts in the future decades
Watch the short video Flourishing on Earth, Lessons from Ecological Economics Ecological Economics proposes a new vision of economic models and ecology’s relationship. It supports a perspective of interconnectednes between natural and human world in the way to create models that are sustainable and rigenerative. It focuses on the 4 capitals: Built (infrastructure and buildings) Natural … More Ecological Economics and Transition
Anthropocene is the era of the humans. It is that age where the human influcence on the planet is so big that the human being is considered central in it. It is the era when we started to condition the natural course of the evolution, leading, among other things, to the biggest environmental crisis that the … More Anthropocene, the age of the humans
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“Political change will only happen when large numbers of people practice what they believe in. When there is a big enough groundswell of opinion and enough action, then governments will be forced to bring in laws and structural transformations.” https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/sustainability-society-and-you/3/steps/47351 © John Einar Sandvand http://www.flickr.com/photos/sandvand/3331671662/sizes/l/in/photostream Caring for the planet Satish Kumar’s eloquent article, ‘Being the … More So…what to do to be the change?
Source: FutureLearn Open University – University of Nottingham https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/sustainability-society-and-you/3/steps/47350?utm_campaign=Share+Links&utm_medium=futurelearn-open_step&utm_source=facebook © Love2dreamfish http://www.flickr.com/photos/dreamfish/3368619008/ Being the change “Be the change you want to see in the world” – Ghandi The issues that we have showcased and discussed demonstrate the very real problems our world and society is facing in the coming years. This reading is intended to … More Everybody can be the change! The transition will be bottom-up, and you are part of it!