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We need some sort of coherence to deal with climate change. It could. take many forms, from localizing groups of people in farming projects to an internet wide multi national coup.
But the problem is, as the crisis feels closer, more initiatives emerge as more people want to act and are mostly unaware of what others are doing. The result is that the newest projects will run up against the need of existing projects to protect themselves so they can function. “We are trying to pick up the asphalt so we have more soil to plant while they are sending police to keep the roads open.”
There are a number of symposia, conferences, meetings trying to be a world center of bringing people together, but after months of planning, few people actually show up but many had preregistered. I don’t yet see how this might play out. Common are repots like, “I asked John and Sally to join our meeting next month but when the day came and I sent a reminder I got back that they couldn’t because they had joined up with another group.”