Reader Opinion: A assisting hand 


Most of us grew up understanding the notion of providing a assisting hand to other people when there was a difficulty. It could be a pal, loved ones member, neighbor or even our nation. Nicely, this is a time to lend a assisting hand to the human race and to the planet to guarantee human sustainability.

The planet is becoming significantly less accommodating to our survival. Growing temperatures and environmental situations have changed the survival game for anything. Climate situations have changed markedly storms, fires, intense heat, polluted oceans.

Even right here we have higher threats from insect borne ailments and fungi. It is trickier these days to take a stroll in the woods or a swim in a lake.

We know there is a connection in between the increasing temperature of the planet and these modifications as the planet tries to adapt to these new situations. A single of the adaptations may perhaps be to alter the items that make human life sustainable. The planet will do what ever it requires to do in the face of the new situations. That is the reality of all-natural systems.

We, as human beings, can opt for to argue about who or what is at fault, or we can discover techniques to operate with each other to do what we can do to quit the causes of the rising heat in techniques we can handle. We can develop sustainable options to replace what is no longer operating. We can repair our relationships with the all-natural systems the planet delivers for our survival.

But to do this we should initial place aside our partisan and competitive urges and start to forge relationships and communities which are open and accepting in order to discover inventive options, use all of our obtainable sources and gifts and discover a new narrative for survival.

It is an person selection.

Bob Passi



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