Celebrating Earth Day in the midst of the biggest crisis in human history

“It is impossible to exaggerate the awesome nature of the challenge we face: to determine, within the next few years, whether organized human society can survive in anything like its present form,” – Noam Chomsky We celebrate Earth Day during a global crisis of unprecedented scale and complexity, and I’m not talking about the pandemic. … Read more Celebrating Earth Day in the midst of the biggest crisis in human history

Plant-eaters are having a huge impact

We know that the ever-increasing demand for animal products is hurting the environment. But can we really do something about it? I know that reducing my consumption on a personal level will not be enough to end deforestation or climate change, but I’m trying to implement as many changes to my lifestyle as I can … Read more Plant-eaters are having a huge impact

We will never solve the ecological crisis and that’s OK

I hope that most people would agree with that statement : the people who are alive today have the responsibility to stir humanity towards a future where the planet is still capable of sustaining human civilization. This kind of responsibility appears to be unique in human history. After all, human-induced ecological disasters have never threatened … Read more We will never solve the ecological crisis and that’s OK

Our imagination is a gateway to the real world

Most of the choices we make have an impact on people, animals, and ecosystems around the world. The products we choose to buy, the politicians we choose to vote for, the organizations we choose to support, the conversations we choose to have, everything we do, no matter how seemingly small and trivial, has an impact. … Read more Our imagination is a gateway to the real world

Humans made the Earth greener! Time to celebrate ?

A recent article published on NASA’s website (link)  revealed that over the last 20 years the Earth got greener, mainly because of India and China. On the surface, this sounds like great news, but once we dig deeper into their findings we see that there is not so much to celebrate. Of course, many media … Read more Humans made the Earth greener! Time to celebrate ?

The ‘Stop complaining about deforestation, just plant a tree’ argument

Instead of complaining about deforestation on the Internet you should get off your ass, actually do something and plant a tree ! I read this sort of comment hundreds of times under posts about climate change and deforestation. I thought that instead of planting a tree it’s worth addressing this argument in a blog post … Read more The ‘Stop complaining about deforestation, just plant a tree’ argument