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Is your own house on fire?

André Francisco Pilon • 2019 EN
Uploaded by André Francisco Pilon • 21 December 2019
How Earth can be retrieved (regenerate) by the retrieval (regeneration) of men? How men can be retrieved (regenerate) by the retrieval (regeneration) of Earth? How people are engaged as social, political, economic and institutional actors? How the different forms of being in the world affect the process of change?

Although all mankind could be affected by the way the environment is treated in a global scale, some countries still use the pretext of “sovereignty” to disregard common collaborative partnerships towards the observation of basic ecosystems policies and norms object of international agreements and recommendations. They argue that participation in and observation of international treaties should be in a “volunteer basis”, and give priority to biased concepts of “development” which oppose economy and ecology.