SAYING GOODBYE TO COAL AND SINGLE USE PLASTIC

  • Cultural survival and environmental protection are inextricably linked.
  • Young people are powerful ambassadors for environmental stewardship.
  • Social media is a powerful tool for mobilizing public attention. Using the hashtag #coalkills helped to drive awareness in Ghana about the need to explore renewable sources of energy such as solar power.
  • Dialogue, together with activism, is a powerful lever for change.
  • In-depth research is a key tool for fighting inadequate governmental policies.

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Deborah Leipziger

Deborah Leipziger

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Author. Advisor on Sustainability. Director, The Lexicon Project. Poet