Timing and Perspective

The statement "In order to survive the climate crisis, we shall need to think VERY long term. Like 100, 500 or even 1000 years. Every decision needs to be measured against the longest perspective possible" emphasizes the importance of considering the long-term consequences of our actions when addressing the climate crisis. It suggests that short-term thinking and quick fixes are insufficient, and that we must adopt a far-reaching perspective to ensure the survival and well-being of future generations.

Here is a portfolio of websites that explore the idea of taking a long-term perspective in decision-making related to the climate crisis:

A video on perspective

Timing and Perspective

Long-Term Perspective in Climate Planning

The Long Now Foundation

URL: https://longnow.org/

The Long Now Foundation fosters long-term thinking and responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years. They explore how to make long-term thinking more common and provide resources on long-term decision-making in the context of the climate crisis.

Deep Time Walk

URL: https://deeptimewalk.org/

Deep Time Walk is an app that allows users to experience a walking audio history of the Earth. It encourages users to consider the long-term history of our planet and the impact of human actions on its future.

The Breakthrough Institute

URL: https://thebreakthrough.org/

The Breakthrough Institute is a global research center that identifies and promotes technological solutions to environmental and human development challenges. They emphasize the need for long-term, pragmatic approaches to address the climate crisis.

The Climate Change and Society Program at Columbia University

URL: https://climatesociety.ei.columbia.edu/

The Climate Change and Society Program at Columbia University explores the social dimensions of climate change and the need for long-term, interdisciplinary approaches to address the crisis.

The Future We Choose

URL: https://globaloptimism.com/the-future-we-choose/

The Future We Choose is a book by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac that outlines a vision for a sustainable future and emphasizes the need for long-term thinking and action to address the climate crisis.

One Earth One Chance

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