Ben – with the likes of Robert de Niro, Alfonso Cuaron, Adam Driver, and Cate Blanchett – is among 200 artists and scientists are urging world leaders that we shouldn’t “go back to normal” once this pandemic is over.
The letter explains:
The ongoing ecological catastrophe is a meta-crisis: the massive extinction of life on Earth is no longer in doubt, and all indicators point to a direct existential threat. Unlike a pandemic, however severe, a global ecological collapse will have immeasurable consequences.
“Pollution, climate change, and the destruction of our remaining natural zones has brought the world to a breaking point,” says the letter.