2020 will be remembered as the year when apocalyptic climate predictions came true. Catastrophic wildfires, relentless hurricanes, melting permafrost, coastal flooding. Yet, we don’t often hear voices of the people most affected. Devi Lockwood changes that.
1,001 Voices on Climate Change collects 1st person accounts on climate change. Covering 20 countries across 6 continents, hears from indigenous elders, youth in Fiji & Tuvalu about drought & disappearing coastlines, attends the UN climate conference in Morocco, bikes in New Zealand & Australia interviewing people about retreating glaciers, contaminated rivers, wildfires. Rides through Thailand, Cambodia to listen to marionette puppeteers, novice Buddhist monks.
From Denmark, Sweden, China, Turkey, Canada, Peruvian Amazon, finds ordinary people sharing stories to advance our understanding & empathy of the natural world. Channels the urgency from those who have already glimpsed the future to help us avoid the worst.