Vrijdag 15 februari – Deze week publiceerde het Britse onderzoeksinstituut IPPR het rapport This is a crisis. Facing up to the age of environmental breakdown.
Mainstream political and policy debates have failed to recognise that human impacts on the environment have reached a critical stage, potentially eroding the conditions upon which socioeconomic stability is possible.’
Hoeveel alarmbellen hebben we nodig?
This is an unprecedented challenge. In rising to it, we need a new sense of
agency – one that can overcome major barriers to progress, including the
constraints of our governing systems, the power of vested interests and the
complexities of creating political coalitions across populations who have vastly
different experiences of breakdown. In particular, younger generations will
need help in finding the energy and a sense of control that often eludes them
as they begin to realise the enormity of inheriting a rapidly destabilising world.
Een helder licht op de betekenis van stakende scholieren…