Op-Ed: Is smearing food on the ‘Mona Lisa’ a productive form of climate change protest?
As our world continues to heat up, we are called upon to make choices about how we live in the face of climate change. In our fast-paced, hyper-connected world, we have so much choice in our daily actions that it is easy to feel guilty about not making our own decisions.
But, this has also led to an uncomfortable truth: it is easier to feel guilty about doing the wrong thing than to actually do what we can do to make a difference. In fact, when push comes to shove, it can be harder to do the right thing than to do the “lesser of two evils.”
As I have witnessed the power of social media and other internet technologies, there is a movement for us to challenge the status quo – and challenge ourselves to do the right thing. Rather than feeling guilty about our inaction, we can stand up to the climate crisis and fight for change. We can start acting as the change we want to see in the world.
This is what The Climate March® — a worldwide effort by more than two million people — is all about. As it travels the globe, The Climate March® seeks to inspire individuals to take action against climate change. The Climate March® is a call to action against climate change.
The Climate March® is a global effort that is reaching millions more everyday. The Climate March® is powered by individuals and small businesses who are taking action to reduce their carbon footprint. The Climate March® is powered by individuals and small businesses who are taking action to reduce their carbon footprint.
Together, we can show people the power of the climate crisis and the power of our individual actions to change things we can live with.
We are facing a world-altering crisis. One that is happening right now. It’s happening right now. And it is already changing everything. So