Greta recently gave a speech on the UN Climate Action Summit and created a viral video together with George Monbiot. These two clips got the attention of millions of people on television, social media and real-life conversations. Unfortunately, we saw an avalanche of reactions that had little to do with the message she is trying … Read more Why all the hate?
The people who currently live in the remaining forests (around 300 million worldwide) are playing a crucial role in human history. This sounds paradoxical, but they are simultaneously in a position of great power and extreme vulnerability. It’s easy to understand why they are so vulnerable. In every country, the people who live in a … Read more We are trying to destroy the lives of the people who are protecting all of us
Global warming has the uncanny ability to challenge our ideologies, political systems, and individual values right at their core. It’s calling us to rethink our world in a fundamental way, or it’s threatening to violently reshape it against our will. But despite the dire warnings, I doubt that our political systems are capable of delivering … Read more We could avert the worst effects of climate crisis, but this is why we won’t
We just reached 300000 followers in our online community More Trees Less Assholes. In order to celebrate this milestone, we’re going to do something really exciting. Let’s use our powerful social media platform to make our planet greener ! This brilliant idea was suggested to me by a member of our community. It is extremely … Read more The #MoreTrees challenge
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 ?
If you’re skeptical about everything, you’re not skeptical about anything. I heard this sentence on Steven Bonnell’s stream and it brought me to write this article. A skeptic is not merely someone who doubts everything, it’s someone who challenges ideas, because of their authenticity or their factual basis. Being skeptical means to examine claims in … Read more Climate ‘skeptics’ are definetly not skeptical
I’ve been writing and talking about deforestation on social media for the last five years and I’ve noticed a lot of disdain for developing countries who are cutting down their forests. Indonesia, Brazil, Congo etc. are often seen as some sort of villain states, mindlessly destroying some of the very last pristine forests left on … Read more Should we expect from developing countries to end deforestation?
I’M FREE ! I won’t be relying on money from advertisers anymore ! I believe that this will impact the volume and the quality of my work immensely. You might have noticed that I never had ads on moretreeslessassholes.org, but you might not know that I do the same work in French and on my … Read more No more advertisements! What this means for the future of MTLA…
The European Commission recently published its plan to solve deforestation under the title “Communication on stepping up EU Action against Deforestation and Forest Degradation “. The document is a roadmap which highlights some of the solutions that the EU is going to implement in order to curb down, and eventually end the Union’s contribution to … Read more The European Commission is asking us for solutions on deforestation
During 2018 I focused a lot of my attention on spreading awareness about lifestyle solutions that we can implement to fight deforestation and climate change. Those solutions were mostly focused around reducing our consumption and eliminating unnecessary waste : minimalism. We talked a lot about our food since currently our diets are one of the … Read more MTLA’s strategy for 2019