One of our partner organizations, Sanga from Czechia has launched the trailer of the educational movie we are making within the Simple Living, High Thinking project. The film is inspired by the main idea of the project and we sincerely hope it is going to be an inspiration for all who are interested in this lifestyle.
This is the video future generations will be wishing everyone have watched it today, or maybe yesterday…
Twenty years ago I was in high school, when this assumption has already been evident for me. Now, we all know that there are some people questioning global climate change (if it is happening at all!), and then others are considering it as straightforward result of a conspiracy theory.
Probably many of you have heard this story…
Once upon a time there was a wonderful lake in the border region of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. The lake was fed by two abundant streams, the Amu Darya from south and the Syr Darya from east. The lake’s area was 68,000 square kilometres and it was considered the world’s fourth largest inland sea.
“I’ve always been an environmentalist, but my life changed the day I had children. I realized that I wasn’t doing enough to protect the planet. People need nature and of course I want my children to have the best possible opportunity in life. I also realized how important it was for me to raise them to be conscientious people that are aware of their impact on the Earth.” (Julia Roberts)
This short footage showing the drastic environmental changes in the state of California, USA would usually go into the No comment! category, and it would unquestionably strengthen our understanding that there is a lot to do if we really want to protect and help our environment regenerate. You may also see the latest chart on U.S. Drought Monitor released 5 January, 2016. It is worth contemplating whether the COP 21 conference accords, which were addressed with cheers and ovations, will really help our environment, or we have to act on a more vigorous level and adapt our lifestyle rapidly.
From November 30 to December 11, 2015, the Paris Climate Change conference (COP 21) meeting in Paris was a unique historical event, a critical opportunity for world leaders and decision makers to make the right choice. All political leaders had to bear in mind that they might broker an agreement; but our planet is not negotiable.