Why the responsibility ?
Betsan Martin, February 2016
Responsibility is an ethical orientation to meet the issues of the 21st Century; it brings coherence to the profound paradigm shift underlying transitions to zero carbon economies before the end of the 21st Century. It is a reference for accountability and governance at all scales: at national, regional and global levels.
Relational values and accountability for the human use of resources are both held within the notion of Responsibility. Public good and accountability are associated with the new order of industrialized societies, re-orientated towards stewardship of the planet and the interwoven integrity of all forms of life.
The scenarios of climate change present exponentially mounting risk. The interdependence of humans and the biosphere compels us to profound and urgent personal and systemic change to safeguard life on earth, as it has been for ten thousand years. Read more….
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