2020 May 07

Over 200 Artists and Scientists Dare World to Envision a Different Post-Covid Future

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.

If you would like to read the full letter and list of signatures, click here to head to Common Dreams.

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