This much is certain: polar ice caps are melting at a shockingly fast rate and billions of people are threatened by rising sea levels. Now two important questions arise:
- Is this situation man-made or not?
- Is there anything we can do to change things for the better?
As far as the second question is concerned, many people think that the answer is a resounding “yes”.
According to the people such as Anne Petermann, there are three important approaches. On the one hand, unification represents an important first step and aside from that, things must move in two important directions: coming up with real solutions which are socially just, locally controlled as well as bio-regionally appropriate on the one hand and addressing the real root of climate change (overconsumption, forest destruction, fossil fuels and others) on the other.