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Wellbeing [quote]

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“Experts say social support, honesty and generosity key to wellbeing.

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Global Action [quote]

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The scientific evidence is unequivocal: climate change is a threat to human wellbeing and the health of the planet,” said Hans-Otto Pörtner, a co-chair of working group 2 of the IPCC. “Any further delay in concerted global action will miss a brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future.

Source:
IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown | Guardian (February 2022)

Any further delay in concerted global action will miss a brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future (Hans-Otto Pörtner) | ecogreenlove
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“We Are the Weather” by Jonathan Safran Foer [Review]

"We Are the Weather" by Jonathan Safran Foer [Book Review] | ecogreenlove

The reason I read this book was that I wanted to know more about sustainable agriculture. So, I search on the internet and found a list of 100 books on this topic. There were a lot of textbooks and literature for farmers and professionals in that area. So, in the end, I picked this one by Jonathan Safran Foer as it seemed to be more for newbies to the area. I got it as an audiobook and started listening. After a few minutes, I checked if I had accidentally bought another book as as Foer went on an on about suicide notes and breathing the same molecules as Hitler and Julius Ceasar – it was very confusing and not clear at all, what all that got to do with climate change and agriculture.

But I kept going – much easier with an audiobook than with a printed book, I suppose – and it slowly became clear. Before touching on the topic of agriculture, Foer talks a long time about the psychology of how the human race is handling the climate crisis. To name just two:

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Cooperation [quote]

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Climate change is so complicated and multi-faceted that coordination among the people advocating for change is crucial – no one can do every part of the work, understand every issue, or take every tactical approach,” says Georgina Woods. “We’ve got to talk and coordinate with each other if we want to prevail against the powerful interests that resist change.

“Cooperation is our only salvation.”

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