What "GOOD LIFE“ makes sense to long for?

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The Good Life

What "Good Life" makes sense to long for?

What is the matter with planet Earth today?

When did the problem actually begin?

Nobody wants to destroy the planet. Why is it still happening?

What do social and ecological problems have in common?

What plan are we following today to counter the ecological catastrophe?

What will happen over the next 25 years?

What kind of knowledge can be helpful in the search for viable solutions?

What can we believe in beyond measurable values?

Can we manage nature?

What makes our lives worth living?

Who is "we" in this list of questions?

Who has the responsibility to change things today?

How to face the facts and not despair?

How can many be stronger together?

How to live with the damage that has already been done?

What are the three most useful things I can do to act against the ecological catastrophe?

What worlds are there for us to discover?

How bad is the present ecological situation really?

Is this a crisis or rather a catastrophe?

Why are the words "Climate Crisis" nowhere to be read in this list of questions?

How is the present COVID crisis related to the ecological issue?

Which are the most urgent issues we need to address today?

What is the link between the ecological, health, social, migration, political, economic, cultural crises we are experiencing today?

If this is the 6th mass extinction, how is it different from the previous ones?

What impacts does the ecological breakdown already have today; where and how can these be felt?

If the ecological problem is so bad, how come I do not feel its direct effects on my life?

What has brought us to the present situation of ecological emergency?

What are the root causes of our environmental problems?

What did we do wrong to end up in this situation of ecological emergency?

What choices did we have through history to follow another path?

To what extent is extinction not the destiny of the human species?

Who carries most responsibility for the problem?

To what extent was the progress of the past 100 years really a step forward?

What do racism and environmental degradation have in common?

What does it mean to be a "modern westerner"?

What are the main drivers of the destruction of the ecosystems?

Why do so many people seem not to believe in the gravity of the ecological emergency?

Who can we best rely on to explain what is taking place on Earth?

How much is it possible to actually know and understand about our present ecological situation?

How aware are people of the situation we are in?

Whose lives are most impacted by the situation?

Why aren't people doing more to counter the ecological catastrophe?

Who would deliberately block efforts to counter the ecological catastrophe?

To what extent can we trust our governments to solve the issue?

Who lives more sustainable lives, the rich, or the poor?

Which kind of knowledge do we mostly turn to when we looking for solutions?

If the whole world would live like the average European citzen, how would the situation look like?

How much energy may a human being consume?

Why is "zero emissions" a lie?

How much safer would we all be if scientists found an endless clean source of energy?

How much would it actually reduce our ecological footprint if everything could be done online?

Can the money on our bank accounts save the planet if it is invested in the right way?

Can environmental justice be economically profitable?

Can economic growth be green?

What will my children eat if we stop industrial farming?

How likely is it for 7.8 billion humans on Earth to live happy, sustainable lives?

Should fighting ecological breakdown have priority over fighting social inequalities?

How to lead a good life in a bad life?

What kind of democracy do we need to address the ecological problem?

What does "business as usual" mean for me?

How to distinguish between the symptoms and the causes?

How can we best measure the progresses we make in fighting ecological breakdown?

Can the environment be fixed?

What difference would it make if everybody were well informed about the ecological crises?

Humans have always found a way to overcome their problems, why shouldn't it be the case this time ?

Paris Agreement, Green New Deal, COP24, COP 25… would it be enough if they would just do more?

Can sustainability be economically profitable?

How ready are we to deal with the present and future effects of environmental breakdown?

What are the good examples for us to follow?

What education do our children need to be able to live without destroying life?

How good will bananas still taste in 30 years?

Can we be happy in a world without fossil fuels?

To what extent Is the present COVID crisis a foretaste of what is to come?

How can we make anything good for all the damage that has already occured?

What help does nature need to recover from destruction?

How to talk with my children about the ecological catastrophe?

Is true sustainability compatible with individual freedom?

What can we do to avoid chaos and war to take the overhand?

To what extent can technology help us counter environmental breakdown?

How reliable is a prediction we make today about the future?

What would be needed to change the course we are on today?

What would a net-zero carbon emission world look like in 2050?

What is the difference between wisdom and knowledge?

If we would be able to stop all destruction of the environment just now, how would the lives of our grand children look like?

What relationship is there between the world and the way I describe it?

What relationship do you have with death?

How to measure progress?

How useful are the rituals we perform nowadays?

What story do we share?

How well are our plans working to counter the ecological catastrophe?


Not Frequently Enough Asked Questions

‍This website proposes a starting point to engage with the complexity of our contemporary situations. Hinging on the breaking down of our planet's ecological systems, our times are marked by an "everything crisis" which leaves no aspect of life untouched.

This website is an attempt to map out the not frequently enough asked questions urgently requiring responses to understand better where we stand and how to act. It is meant to become a tool helping to navigate our collective issues, establish new links and awarenesses, beyond the limits of disciplines.

This website is also a call for responses. An invitation for anyone to tackle these questions with the means at disposal and in the manner that feels most appropriate. Starting as a simple list of questions, this website intends to help weave collective narratives and imaginaries to give form to a Good Life which would still be useful to long for today.