This opinion piece talks about the importance of reconnecting to the consequences that our consumerist lifestyles have on the planet, and the addiction to a lifestyle which is in tension with a growing global awareness that anthropogenic climate change is more and more pressing problem that is already affecting our lives.
“Holidays wrecked by summer wildfires warn of more climate danger to come, but will that stop people from flying? If not, is that because consumer lifestyles are addictive? What might that mean for greens stepping up to avert climate catastrophe? […] The new Climate Majority Project is founded on the belief that the terrain of debate has shifted towards mainstream acknowledgement of climate emergency.”
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