Growing awareness on this issue must become a turning point that allows us to effectively materialize a reduction in single-use plastics. Now, more than ever before, we need all social and economic agents to act responsibly to deal with this plastic pandemic.
Same World is a European project to raise awareness on environmental justice, dealing also with climate refugees. We talk to Gigi Guizzo from the Asceps association, and the person in charge of the project in Catalonia.
Mobilizations around the world from 20 to 27 September and a huge global strike on Friday 27. Greta Thundberg and organizations from all over the world have announced actions for the week, coinciding with the climate action summit in New York on 23 September.
The resources generated by our planet in one year were consumed by humanity in just 7 months. Despite the efforts made to delay the date, as of 29 July we are consuming natural resources faster than they are regenerated.
It is good that climate emergency is starting to appear on the political agenda and in the media, but it will continue to be of little importance unless it goes together with a clear and immediate change in direction.