Vivienne Westwood calls for new economy that bans land ownership British designer Vivienne Westwood has said that "we haven't got time to talk about fashion" in light of the climate crisis, and is instead calling for a ban on private land ownership with her One World Rent campaign. In a talk held at the V&A museum during London Design Festival, Westwood spoke about her "sustainability revolution". She ignored addressing fashion in favour of proposing a radical economic model. "We haven't got time to talk about fashion at the moment," said Westwood as she opened the talk.
33 Powerful Animal Advertisement Examples That Tells The Uncomfortable Truth A little while ago, we wrote about powerful advertisement examples that were designed to raise awareness about important social and environmental issues. But what about animals? They don’t have a way to raise awareness about the issues they face, so it’s up to us to help them out. Because of our inactivity and little concern to animal rights, according to WWF, there are around 20 species of wild animals in critical endangerment with a lot more vulnerable ones. If we let animal cruelty continue, we might lose such animals as tigers, gorillas, and whales.
Going viral: what social media activists need to know Inspiring stories of social activism, such as the Civil Rights movement and the fight against climate change, abound in history. And it is generally thought that the new social media era has helped cases of activism to succeed. But our research has revealed some major threats, which activists need to understand if they are to be successful in getting their message across to the masses. Social activism refers to a broad range of activities which are beneficial to society or particular interest groups. Social activists operate in groups to voice, educate and agitate for change, targeting global crises. Take, for example, environmental groups such as Greenpeace which aim to curb climate change by targeting governments and major manufacturers with poor environmental records.
Prince Ea – Dear Future Generations: Sorry Lyrics Dear Future Generations,I think I speak for the rest of us when I saySorry, sorry we left you with our mess of a planetSorry that we were too caught up in our own doings to do somethingSorry we listened to people who made excusesTo do nothingI hope you forgive usWe just didn't realize how special the earth wasLike a marriage going wrongWe didn't know what we had until it was gone For exampleI'm guessing you probably know what is the Amazon Desert, right?Well believe it or notIt was once called once called the Amazon Rain ForestAnd there were billions of trees thereAnd all of them gorgeous and just um..Oh, you don't know much about trees, do you?
Why young climate activists have captured the world’s attention From Jakarta to New York City, children and teenagers are walking out of class and marching in the streets to demand action on climate change. And the world is taking notice. Communications experts say these young climate activists are using their moral authority as children, and their social-media savvy, to surf a rising tide of adult concern. Jamie Margolin founded the protest group Zero Hour in Seattle, Washington, in 2017, when she was just 15.
Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot on the climate crisis This is not a drill. My name is Greta Thunberg. We are living in the beginning of a mass extinction. Australian bushfires: How social media provided the world with a window to the crisis As fires rage across three Australian states, devastating towns, businesses and the lives of the people that support them, helpless onlookers have taken to social media to express their grief and to illustrate the crisis. Here is a collection of Tweets spanning the affected states that highlight our nation's response to one of the worst natural disasters we have faced. Nine News reporter Natalia Cooper recorded eye-watering temperatures in Penrith, which was named the hottest place on Earth on Saturday afternoon. 50 easy ways to save the planet 1 Wrap gifts in fabric and tie with ribbon; both are reusable and prettier than paper and sticky-tape. 2 Start a compost heap to reduce the waste you send to landfill sites. 3 Buy your own hive: without bees the planet would last for only 60 years (and honey is good for your health). 4 Use a nappy washing service: they use 32% less energy and 41% less water than home washing.
Australia heatwave: All-time temperature record broken again Media playback is unsupported on your device A state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales, Australia, amid fears a record-breaking heatwave will exacerbate the state's bushfire crisis. The nation endured its hottest-ever day on Tuesday, but that record was smashed again on Wednesday - which saw an average maximum of 41.9C (107.4F). Tuesday's 40.9C had eclipsed the previous record of 40.3C, set in 2013. Authorities in New South Wales (NSW) are currently fighting about 100 fires, in a crisis that has lasted months.