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Tjin x Bubu on Instagram

Tjin x Bubu on Instagram

Entrepreneur & Jetset Mama to two boys (3 & 6) Loves adventure, beaches, cities, cafes, playgrounds, museums and Disneyland! Next Trip: Oslo

Let s not look back with regret. I ve been doing some soul-searching with regards to the environment. I ve never really looked too much into it in the past, figuring it s some distant issue, which someone somewhere with technology would solve, and that it would all be okay one day. I realise now that this is a selfish and irresponsible perspective, that global warming is already here. Our children will grow up in a world that s 1.5 degrees hotter, then 2.5 degrees hotter, and so forth - and while that didn t seem like a big deal (nothing aircon couldn t solve), deeper research uncovered the inconvenient truths that it s been easy to look past, avoid or address with pithy answers - polar ice caps are melting ( so a few polar bears would die... ) the sea levels would rise ( coral bleaching, such a pity ), many species in the world would go extinct... and so on. The truth is that hundreds of millions of people will be affected, in cataclysmic ways we can t even begin to predict, as the small blocks fall which will lead to bigger blocks toppling - greater natural disasters, heat waves that kill people, reduction in marine population, ever-increasing temperatures which will make the world uninhabitable for the grandchildren of the children you love so much today. The good news about climate change is - we can still halt the decline, if we all do something now. Consciousness is the first step to action. It took me a decade to address the seriousness of the situation, not because I wasn t aware of it, but because it was easy to be complacent and say it s something in the distant future which someone else would solve. It s become impossible to see things that way anymore. The change must happen now, if we re to stop temperatures by rising more than 1.5 degrees in the next 15 years. There is no Planet B, this one is all we have, and it s going to take all of us working together to find solutions. The time to act isn t tomorrow, and the person to solve it, isn t someone else. You, me, today, now.  Link in my profile if you want to understand more #climatechange #motherhood #environment #future #formychildren #blueocean
Let s not look back with regret. I ve been doing some soul-searching with regards to the environment. I ve never really looked too much into it in the past, figuring it s some distant issue, which someone somewhere with technology would solve, and that it would all be okay one day. I realise now that this is a selfish and irresponsible perspective, that global warming is already here. Our children will grow up in a world that s 1.5 degrees hotter, then 2.5 degrees hotter, and so forth - and while that didn t seem like a big deal (nothing aircon couldn t solve), deeper research uncovered the inconvenient truths that it s been easy to look past, avoid or address with pithy answers - polar ice caps are melting ( so a few polar bears would die... ) the sea levels would rise ( coral bleaching, such a pity ), many species in the world would go extinct... and so on. The truth is that hundreds of millions of people will be affected, in cataclysmic ways we can t even begin to predict, as the small blocks fall which will lead to bigger blocks toppling - greater natural disasters, heat waves that kill people, reduction in marine population, ever-increasing temperatures which will make the world uninhabitable for the grandchildren of the children you love so much today. The good news about climate change is - we can still halt the decline, if we all do something now. Consciousness is the first step to action. It took me a decade to address the seriousness of the situation, not because I wasn t aware of it, but because it was easy to be complacent and say it s something in the distant future which someone else would solve. It s become impossible to see things that way anymore. The change must happen now, if we re to stop temperatures by rising more than 1.5 degrees in the next 15 years. There is no Planet B, this one is all we have, and it s going to take all of us working together to find solutions. The time to act isn t tomorrow, and the person to solve it, isn t someone else. You, me, today, now. Link in my profile if you want to understand more #climatechange #motherhood #environment #future #formychildren #blueocean

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