Let's be clear about the nature of the physical challenges we face.
- The Earth: Global Climate Change, pollution, lack of fresh water
- The Biosphere: loss of biodiversity, mass extinction, species migration, despeciation, loss of topsoil
- The effect of people on the planet
- The Covid-19 Pandemic
There is a short (under 20 minutes) video by Economics Explained which summarizes many of these issues: MIT Has Predicted that Society Will Collapse in 2040.
These proposals to address the physical world problems are (to a first approximation anyway) all necessary. We can't just pick one and think we have 'done our bit' - we have to do all of them, or the world as we know it does not survive.
- Growing Things
- What is manufactured
- Where it is manufactured
- Poisonous chemicals