On September 20th (9.30am-12.30pm) I will be leading a walk in Melbourne as part of the biggest ever coordinated set of Deep Time Walks . These walks have been timed to coincide with the Global Climate Strike action planned at this time. They are our networks’ contribution to answer the call from the inspiring youth movements to join in collective action to focus attention on our Earth’s climate emergency.
This walk will be an educational and inspiring start to Global Strike day, and will help you focus your mind on the impact we have had on the planet and why it is so important to act now.
As Robert McFarlane states: Deep time provides “a radical perspective, provoking action not apathy … [it] is the catalysing context of intergenerational justice; it is what frames the inspiring activism of Greta Thunberg and the school climate-strikers, and the Sunrise campaigners pushing for a Green New Deal in America. A deep-time perspective requires us to consider not only how we will imagine the future, but how the future will imagine us. It asks a version of Jonas Salk’s arresting question: “Are we being good ancestors?”