Our House Is On Fire

Our House Is On Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis by Malena and Beata Ernman; Svante and Greta Thunberg, 2018 (translated into English 2020) I’ve read many articles by scientists, researchers and environmentalists – see quotes and resources on on my other website www.lynhervalley.co.uk/quotes – but this book, ‘Our House Is On Fire’, is absolutely inspirational. It is an account of an extraordinary family facing their own difficulties and the responsibility of being alive at this moment when our immediate collective decisions will determine the fate of life on Earth. I could have quoted from every other page, so I’ve had to be very selective: ‘Feminism… Read More

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#NoPalmOilChristmas

Trying to avoid products using palm oil. So had to watch this Iceland banned Christmas advert – DO WATCH IT:   #NoPalmOilChristmas  One comment from this post: The palm oil companies have been destroying our lives and homeland for decades not only the orangutans but the whole ecosystem is being destroyed. They burn millions of hectares of forests to open new areas for the palm plantations which cause air pollution that stays for months and the Indonesian government is supporting this. Thank you for everyone that stands against these evils by not buying any palm-products. Once again, Thank you. Iceland is the first retailer to stop using palm oil in its… Read More

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