Let this sink in: there is no technological solution. We must use what we have.

Speaking at the Youth Climate Summit ahead of COP 26, Greta Thunberg postulates that the speed of change required to avoid the worst of the climate disaster is so high that no technology can help: we just have to change the way we do things. This means finding ways to eat, live and work with what we already have that does not use fossil fuels or degrade the planet.

Let this sink in. It means probably a massive lowering of standard for many. For equity, it means finding ways to preserve or even raise standards.

There is one technology that will help: the social technology of working together, with kindness, empathy, flexibility and ingenuity. These qualities are the basis of 146 one planet clubs. Start yours today. More information on 146help.avbp.net.

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