Happy World Environment Day! Heres a poem & video on what ordinary people think about climate change by @ehinshelwood

This poem was written by my friend Emily Hinshelwood who went on a walk down the route of a railway line called the Heart of Wales which runs about 120 miles from Shrewsbury down to Swansea in the UK. Along the way she spoke to the people she met on the street, aged from 8 to 80 years old, asking them their thoughts on climate change. She told me that many of the hundreds of people she talked to had never even talked about climate change before because nobody had asked them and they had not had a conversation about it with their friends. These conversations formed the basis of her poem. She asked everyone she met three questions: What images come to mind when you think of climate change? How often does climate change come up in your conversations? Is there anything you (personally) can do to limit the effects of climate change? According to Emily “Virtually everyone expres...

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