Periodical reminder that the concept of a "personal carbon footprint" was literally a marketing campaign by British Petroleum
over the subsequent years, BP would be responsible for a disastrous number of oil spills, most notably in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico. This was all just one oil company.
And yet boomers still parrot the "personal carbon footprint" line, like individuals are somehow responsible for the devastation these corporations cause.
A draft definition for ecocide in international law has been formulated recently, likely it'll be watered down before it reaches the ICC but we may yet see people tried in the Hague for environmental destruction. Though given the ICC's record it'll probably be almost exclusively people from developing countries who are convicted.
@GreenandBlack its one of the things I find most offensive, in fact
This idea of "personal responsibility" for things that require systematic change
Recycling, CO2, all those things
It makes me all ⚡
@GreenandBlack There are people who water theire house plants with used pasta water out of guilt for using fresh water.
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.