A Good Community welcomes Jeremy Burnich, lawyer-turned-writer and sustainable design thinking aficionado.
"Human beings have to be the single most successful species in the history of the earth. On a geological time scale, we have done more things faster than any other species. Most life forms have to evolve to do the things we do by just putting our minds to it."
The Power of Activism
Whether it’s the eradication of slavery, labour rights, the civil rights movement, or women’s suffrage, activism has played a powerful part in bringing about systemic changes that are fundamental in our society today. Read our take on the power of activism today!
New Decade – New Goals
One of the main ideas behind #agoodcommunity is to inspire people to do more in their everyday lives. We know that not everyone can afford their own solar-panels or electric cars but we can all do something to contribute to a greener way of life.
Kicking off a new decade where we need to accelerate individual climate action, we have compiled a list of 10 tangible things you can do to contribute to that much-needed system change.
Meet Reinaldo Donatti who runs a Montessori school in Poland and who is passionate about what we as individuals can do to fight climate change. According to Reinaldo, it all starts with creating an environment for children were they feel empowered to go out and be the change. A society fighting climate change is comprised by individuals who all feel that they can contribute and feel a responsibility - that is what Reinaldo is trying to instill in the children attending his school.
Meet Massimo Plaino, a university professor from Udine in Northern Italy. He thinks that young people today need to become even more involved in what will happen on a global level during the coming 20 years, specifically in terms of climate change. "We need to start with the youngest generation to guide them".