Hope and the Climate Crisis | The Future of Growth | The Radical Old Idea with Prof. Tim Jackson

Hope and the Climate Crisis | The Future of Growth | The Radical Old Idea with Prof. Tim Jackson

How do we maintain hope in the face of climate despair?

On 14th July 2021, we were joined by Prof. Tim Jackson, Director of CUSP | Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity for a Radical Old Idea conversation with Kaisie Rayner FRSA, Climate Change Lead at Royal London.

To finish, Kaisie asked Professor Jackson if he still has hope for humanity. To answer, he drew on the poetry of Emily Dickinson:

“Hope” is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul

And sings the tune without the words

And never stops – at all

Something in the human soul means that hope will not abandon us. Hope must however turn to action, and action is the antidote to despair.

Read more: https://www.globalethicalfinance.org/2021/07/15/hope-is-the-thing-with-feathers/