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Sands: New Climate Corps Programs Must Meet the Demands of Climate Justice

March 7, 2022

“There is no ethical consumption under capitalism.” I first came across this phrase on TikTok. Activists on the platform were using the phrase to relieve guilt in underprivileged communities around fast fashion and its effect on climate change. Some young people hear the message differently: that there is nothing you can do as an individual that will have an impact. I have heard some of my friends echo this message. Recently, as I contemplated buying a new hoodie, my friend and I argued about the value of individual consumer choices in the grand scheme of climate change.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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