TODAY WE RAN OUT OF SUPPLIES FOR THE YEAR.
FROM TOMORROW WE ARE INDEBTED TO THE PLANET.
WE WILL CONSUME WHAT IS OWED TO FUTURE GENERATIONS!
And from space, the Earth is no longer blue…
…integral ecology seems more and more like a mirage in these days of drought, boiling temperatures and devastating fires
The surface temperature of the Italian seas as measured by Copernicus satellites. On the left, the situation on 1 June 2021. On the right that of 1 June 2022.
A particularly warm sea then increases evaporation and the risk of violent storms.
Overshoot Day comes earlier and earlier (last year it was 29 July). An exception was 2020 when, due to the pandemic, the day slipped to 22 August, a full 24 days later than the previous year’s date, raising hopes. The calculation for 2022 confronts us with a persistent dramatic truth: we waste and exploit far more than we could, and Covid-19, which could have prompted us to change direction, has taught us nothing. (Source: https://www.greenme.it/ambiente/overshoot-day-2022-torna-in-anticipo-pianeta-esaurisce-risorse-naturali/).
AT THIS RATE IN 2050
WE WILL CONSUME MORE THAN TWICE
THAN THE EARTH PRODUCES/REGENERATES IN ONE YEAR.
IN TURIN THESE DAYS AT THE EUROPEAN MEETING OF FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE YOUNG PEOPLE ACCUSE AND URGE
LET’S CIRCULATE RESPONSIBILITY AND CLIMATE JUSTICE
TAKING CARE OF THE EARTH