127) Supporting environmental protection through policy beyond voting with Will Hackman
By Kaméa Chayne - Eco Creative, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Holistic Health Coach
At a time when we need to galvanize collective power to drive systemic change, why is it important for us to go beyond conscious consumerism to also focus on political action? What can we do besides voting to support environmental policy throughout the year? Sharing his wisdom here is Will Hackman, an activist and contributing writer on the topics of energy, environment, climate change policy. Let's dive in! Episode notes: www.greendreamer.com/127 Support the show: www.greendreamer.com/support Instagram: @KameaChayne @GreenDreamerPodcast HIGHLIGHTS [2:55] Kaméa: "Is it more effective to try and do what we can as individuals with our lifestyle choices, or is it more effective to work on environmental policy change?" [10:50] Where the U.S. stands in terms of its environmental policy in relation to other countries. [15:55] What 'decarbonizing the economy' entails, and what it would this look like in practice. [18:08] How climate change and other environmental factors are affecting our oceans, including ocean acidification. [22:03] Will talks about what we can do throughout the year to impact policy change beyond voting.