A World Rebooted by Ruth Valerio (Gaia: online)

Date: 21st October 2020

Time: 19:30 - 20:30

Hope for Creation: Building a Greener Future Together

Wednesday 21 October 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Online Environment Symposium Lecture

A World Rebooted by Ruth Valerio

In lockdown, there have been positive surprises in the midst of the pain. We saw renewed community life as we organised ourselves to help neighbours and look out for each other. We placed a new value on people who sometimes go unnoticed: delivery drivers, supermarket workers, refuse collectors, NHS workers. We rediscovered how important nature is to our wellbeing and saw nature thrive and pollution levels drop. And we learnt that in a crisis we really can act and change ingrained habits.

Will we hold on to those positives or go back to the ‘old normal’? We know the old normal was leading to environmental catastrophe and harming countless numbers of people, around the world and in the UK. We now have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reboot our economy in a fair, sustainable way – so that it works for everyone and protects the environment.

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