Friday 29th December: Black Friday sends the global marketplace into a worldwide buying spree. The Guardian reports on ‘outstanding’ figures.
Friday 6th December: The United Nations climate change convention is in full swing. Greta Thunberg arrives, saying “I hope world leaders grasp the urgency of the climate crisis”. All week, The Guardian has been reporting on a mission to create an army of Gretas.
Tomorrow is Friday 13th December 2019.
Tomorrow the UN convention comes to a close.
Will we face up to the truth that we need to reduce consumption? Or will we continue to blindly consume, in the vain hope for ‘sustainable growth’?