The Green Party started off "Almedalen Week" - the annual politician week on Gotland with loads of activities & seminars and great opportunities to socialize - and although politics has never been my strongest suit I decided it's about time I changed that and attended their speech.
Sweden's greenhouse gas emmisions are still on the rise, and we do too little to counter climate change. (no surprises there ...)
We have no time to wait and see, and must start acting now, starting at home, with repairing stuff instead of throwing them out (with lowered taxes on repair services).
Wise words and definitely a good idea, but not ambitious enough for my taste ...
And what about banning those helium balloons during events like this? Even the green ones!
But either way, Jack Johnson can add yet another R to his song:
Reduce, Reuse, Recyle ... But don't forget to Refuse to buy stuff you don't need... and Repair things that broke :)