Jean Viard, who will converse on the Vivre ensemble convention in Rennes, on January 18, publishes Le sacre de la terre. “Local weather change will drive us to recreate the frequent. In any other case, we’re useless, ”stated the sociologist.
The sociologist Jean Viard, who shall be current on the Vivre ensemble convention in Rennes on January 18, 2020, sees ecological points on the middle of tomorrow's coverage. He publishes The coronation of the earth with a view to elevate consciousness.
Is it round ecology that we should reinvent politics?
The constructions ensuing from the commercial revolution are falling aside. The crises are multiplying. We at the moment are a society of people who say they’re most frequently glad of their household, their neighborhood or their work however anxious about the way forward for society. Local weather change may be a possibility by permitting us to reinvent ourselves for a typical future. Politics tomorrow will now not be constructed on the confrontation between capital and work however round ecological questions. There shall be an ecological proper and left.
Is France nicely positioned to take up this problem?
We are able to now not maintain nature at a distance. There have been advances. Greater than 30% of the territory is classed as parks and reserves. The coastal regulation has allowed the preservation and restoration of many shores: from the Corsican Agriates to Guyana by way of the island of Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (Manche) or the Pointe des Poulains de Belle-ïle (Morbihan). We even create city agriculture. Even should you don't dream an excessive amount of. Paris consumes 1.2 million eggs each day. There’ll by no means be 1.2 million hens within the capital.
However we additionally proceed to waste rather a lot.
We are able to now not proceed to devour 1,100 hectares of agricultural land each week. France can also be 63,000 roundabouts in opposition to 10,000 in Germany and 5,000 in the USA. The time has come to sanctify arable land because the Swiss and Canadians have been capable of do. Our survival relies upon to begin with on soils, ecosystems, work within the fields and on farms. We should invent a brand new agricultural mannequin to feed ourselves, seize carbon and outline landscapes.
The best way to reinvent new city-country relationships?
It's a reality, the digital revolution has concentrated the creation of wealth in 200 metropolises around the globe. France has eight, which signify 61% of GDP and the place the value of land, workplaces and housing has exploded. France continues to be too organized in silos as we enter a world of mobility. There’s particularly an actual topic with the peri-urban space of which all of the electoral maps present us that that is the place the populist vote develops. In France, the proportion of the Nationwide Rally vote doubles when you’re 20 kilometers from a practice station.
Dwelling collectively, the Nationwide Citizenship Convention January 17 and 18: free on-line registration at: www.vivreensemble-ouestfrance.fr
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