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Let us hope for the best. School children are now striking as they are worried about their own future.

Something has to happen fast.

GG.



DanielPinchbeck Wrote:
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> MY book How Soon Is Now ( www.howsoonisnow.info )
> was a ten year effort to explore these issues.
>
> The root cause of the growing refugee crisis is
> the ecological crisis, as well as the depletion of
> natural resources like fresh water and arable
> land. Syrian droughts led to the war. We will see
> tens if not hundreds of millions more
> environmental refugees in the next decade. This
> will either lead to more authoritarianism or we
> will have a breakthrough into more local systems
> of governance as the nationstate borders break
> down.
>
> As I discuss in HSIN, we could take care of the
> current population with rational allocation of
> resources, even while shifting to renewable energy
> and regenerative agriculture. We just can't do it
> under the Capitalism economic system which only
> rewards short-term financial gain - or in stock
> markets, an increase in shareholder value.
>
> Hence we must realize that a new system is needed
> quickly and begin to work on establishing it.
>
> That book looks at the technological and social
> challenges which could be met, if people banned
> together to demand it. I am happy to see
> Extinction Rebellion gaining traction, as
> movements like this, using nonviolent direct
> action at scale, are the best hope to change
> governments and mass consciousness.

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