Animals combating forest fires. People implementing ancient economics in the digital age. The great contradiction of food and its creative alternatives. Reusing the “unusable.” These are all just a few examples of the different methods being implemented throughout Europe, in an effort to slow down the world’s greatest threat, global warming.
In this episode you will meet a rancher from the hilly municipality of Tivissa in Spain. By saving unwanted donkeys from the slaughterhouse, his silvopasture project helps prevent wildfires. In France, a repairman offers workshops that help restore old appliances. It saves people money, but the impact is greater, it saves the planet. In Sweden, the idea of bartering has evolved with technology. Thousands of people are using a peer-to-peer platform that makes you think twice about the concept of owning things.
By revisiting ideas from the past, and adding a modern twist, Europe is becoming sustainable.