We have created a system that can’t go on. We can’t continue digging up the Earth, destroying the air, destroying the climate – there has to be another way.
I think corporations in the United States have made a lot of mistakes, I think the government made a lot of mistakes and, instead of doing really good things in the world, they did a lot of exploitation.
CEOs of corporations want to create a better world, but they are afraid to do so because, if they loose a small percentage of their market share, their profits will go down and stakeholders will fire them. So they face a dilemma.
We have created amazing technologies: medicine, art, music, but now we understand that maybe we have gone too far.
It’s time to change and we have reached the point beyond equilibrium. We need to move to a “life economy”, an economy based on cleaning up pollution, regenerating the environment.
We have seen huge changes in the last five years regarding production of resources. Last year in the US was the first one when production of renewables was greater than that of fossil fuels.
We have created something that I call a “death economy” – an economy based on destroying resources and exploiting the Earth.