The article raises an important question for the general population, and not just those grant writers who work to raise money for their organizations.
The article suggests a new strategy to bypass recalcitrant politicians and appeal to those earners in the top 1 percent to fund action for exploring renewable energy, for preserving the oceans, for replenishing deforested areas and for fostering healthy food production, among only a few ways to work with the earth. It is time to consider appealing directly to those philanthrocapitalists.
Berry calls such action “leadership from the bottom.” We can join together to create that voice for future generations and for the planet.
Betty Robbins is a member of Climate Change Lobby of Norman.
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