"Right now, we are ignoring natural climate solutions, we spend 1,000 times more on global fossil fuel subsidies than on nature-based solutions. This is your money, it is your taxes, and your savings. Nature is a tool we can use to repair our broken climate.
We are living in the beginning of a mass extinction and our climate is breaking down, but we can still fix this – YOU can still fix this.
It’s simple, we need to protect, restore, and fund. That means protecting tropical forests that are being cut down at the rate of 30 football pitches a minute, she said, restoring the large areas of the planet that have been damaged and stopping the funding of things that destroy nature and instead paying for activities that help it." ~ Greta Thunberg
This young Climate Control Advocate will be coming to #Montreal
this coming week. Watch out #Mtl
-------------- “Do you think they hear us? We’ll make them hear us!” This was the rallying call of 16 year old Greta Thunberg gave to 250,000 people in New York’s packed streets, and millions worldwide who were taking part in the largest climate protest in history. In political chambers and on the streets, her cutting and inspiring words have awakened countless people to the climate and ecological emergencies. But beyond them, her voice contains a message that’s just as powerful. The sound of Thunberg’s voice has become as distinctive as her bluntly precise rhetoric and diminutive figure. There’s a certain poetic justice here. After first learning of the environmental crisis facing the planet, Thunberg was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, depression, and selective mutism, and describes herself as “only talking when necessary”. The very presence of her voice in the public sphere alone therefore signals the urgency of the climate and ecological crises.
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