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“We are on the edge of a fundamental reshaping of finance.”
“Minimum Viable Planet” is a weeklyish commentary about climateish stuff, and how to keep it together in a world gone mad. This week, how to talk to kids about climate change.
Reparations, debt cancellation, and climate justice are all regular features in climate solutions—but what do they mean in practice?
“At the end of the day, how does the gender binary and heteronormativity support the extraction and moving of wealth to this handful of global elites?”
Native Hawaiian organizer Kaniela Ing on the moral path forward.
While elites fixate on technological fixes such as “net zero” emissions, communities of color fear it will disproportionately impact them and instead demand a just phasing out of oil and gas—and a seat at the table.
A conversation about the roots of our current climate crisis and humanity’s prospects for emerging into a livable future.
“It’s not just swapping out oil and gas. It’s about changing the system so that it’s sustainable for everybody.”
The authors, who are taking part in COP26 this week, discuss ways to support Indigenous communities and their allies in healing the planet and moving forward to a post-oil future.
These are dark times, but hope is not lost nor foolish, and change has already begun.