miscellaneous

What we learned this week

Media outlets consistently fail to incorporate the climate into stories that aren’t specifically about climate change. California’s current weather is a case in point, argues Emily Atkin in the Heated newsletter.

SEED Madagascar are running a great fundraising project for Coronavirus response in the country. Buy a mask, and it pays for 5 masks to be made and distributed in Madagascar. I know you have a mask already, but it doesn’t have lemurs on it, does it? Didn’t think so.

The Wangari Maathai Foundation has launched a new website celebrating the legacy of the Kenyan tree planter, Nobel Peace Prize winner and one of my heroes.

Liverpool has announced a new land commission tasked with using land for community wealth building. Land is one of the most neglected political questions in Britain, and a massively overlooked opportunity to address long term inequality and create a more inclusive economy.

Extinction Rebellion’s tactics are working like a charm – even if you don’t happen to like them” writes Luke Tryl from the think tank Public First, in an article that pinpoints XR’s usefulness better than most – including many in XR, in my view.

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: