In 2017, greenhouse emissions in Europe still reached the
incredible number of 4483.1 million tons. (link https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/
statistics-explained/pdfscache/1180.pdf) Across EU Member States in
2017, greenhouse gas emissions were the highest in
Germany, followed by the United Kingdom and France.
At the same time standard of living is much higher than in other continents, most of all those parts of the world that are already being hit by global warming effects.
In other words: our wealth is prospering at the costs of the global south.
We feel ourself responsible to counter this structural injustice by using our privileges as europeans.
The most effective way to slow down global warming is reforestation. (link https://ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2019/07/how-trees- could-save-the-climate.html)
In Brazil, it’s much cheaper to buy land and trees grow much faster than in Europe.
Governmental institutions are failing to act on climate crisis all around the planet. Using our Brazil-Europe connection we hope to soften this frightening trend. Help us!