Mars Video Calls for Climate Change…on Earth

Credit score: FRED & FARID/Los Angeles

In anticipation of the February 18th arrival of NASA’s Perseverance Rover on Mars, Fridays For Future unveils “1%” – a “satirical tourism advert” for Mars, developed with FRED & FARID in Los Angeles, to awaken the 99% of people who must keep on Earth.

Credit score: FRED & FARID/Los Angeles

“Let’s face it, residing on Earth isn’t so cool proper now,” explains the group’s press assertion. “We’re respiration underneath masks; locked down with no actual human interplay; and all of the issues that give style to life (like touring, partying with associates, seeing dwell music, hugging) appear to be postponed without end. This “new regular” makes us all surprise what sort of future we are going to provide to the brand new era, trapped within the midst of warfare, violence, pandemics, and air pollution, on a planet that’s being ravaged by local weather change.”

Mars settlement.
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House X’d out?

Rovers for now, the press assertion continues, however people are subsequent, flagging the truth that Elon Musk is “extremely assured” that SpaceX will land people on Mars by 2026. “This seems like excellent news. Nevertheless it’s solely excellent news for many who are billionaires, or world leaders. Everyone else is just out of luck.”

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE feedback: “We wished to spotlight pure nonsense. Authorities-funded house applications and the world’s ultra-wealthy 1% are laser targeted on Mars (NASA’s Perseverance Rover alone price $2.7 billion for growth, launch, operations and evaluation) – and but, most people won’t ever get an opportunity to go to or dwell on Mars. This isn’t as a result of a scarcity of assets – however the truth that our world programs don’t care about us – and refuse to take equitable motion. With 99% of the world’s inhabitants remaining on Earth, it’s crucial that we repair the local weather change that’s destroying our dwelling planet. We’d higher repair local weather change now. We merely don’t have any alternative.”

Credit score: FRED & FARID/Los Angeles

Fridays For Future is a worldwide local weather motion that was launched in August 2018, when Greta Thunberg started a faculty strike for local weather change.

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