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There's lots of talk of decolonizing your mind these days, which I appreciate and am trying to learn from and work on in myself. I've seen less written about how doing that can be a source of #ClimateHope. A few thoughts....
When people from the dominant society make mental projections about the future regarding climate change and come up with a gloomy prognosis it is usually founded in a belief that 'people' won't act, or 'humans' are always selfish and short-sighted.
But who are these 'people'? What is this immutable 'human nature?'
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"1/3 of our global food supply is pollinated by bees. Simply put, bees keep plants and crops alive."
🐝 If All The Bees In The World Die, Humans Will Not Survive: elitedaily.com/news/world/hum…
Deregulation and control of judiciary appointments: The core tactics at the heart of GOP anti-governance. Here's the latest in banking deregulation and it's corrosive effect on the living standards of us 99%:
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The House just introduced a bipartisan carbon fee & dividend bill, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

This is a watershed moment for climate action. The tides are turning. #ClimateHope

Sponsors: @RepTedDeutch @RepRooney @CharlieCrist @RepBrianFitz @RepJohnDelaney
It starts at $15/tonne and increases $10/year. Over next 10 years it will:
+ reduce CO2 emission by 33%
+ create 2 million new jobs
+ improve air quality and health.
energyinnovationact.org
It’s revenue neutral, so it would financially benefit most Americans. Annual dividend for a family of 4 will start at $3,500, paid monthly. It’s not a carbon tax, since revenue is redistributed. This makes it politically sustainable. (A tax would be punitively regressive.)
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