PATTERNS OF AWARENESS | WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
Today, 5th June, marks World Environment Day, where we collectively consider the impact human activity is having on our planet and encourage worldwide awareness and action for the environment.
The WED theme this year is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” The well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depends upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources. And yet, evidence is building that people are consuming far more natural resources than what the planet can sustainably provide.
Through positive changes however we can shift our consumption patterns towards goods and services with lower energy and material intensity without compromising quality of life, and World Environment Day is a great opportunity to highlight some of the innovative and positive actions individuals and organisations alike are taking worldwide…