In Italy, as in the rest of the world, the last few weeks have seen thousands of people take to the streets, first on the 15th, then on March 23rd, against climate change.
The latest IPCC report clarifies the gravity of the situation and the few years remaining to reach zero net emissions require a radical change of course.
A revolution that must transform our energy model (fossil fuel-free), our model of territorial management (stop large-scale works, land consumption, environmental devastation) and the one that regulates the food cycle.
Venice, as a coastal city, a city where water and stone interpenetrate, will be particularly subject to the effects of climate change and rising sea.
Yet, instead of thinking about how to face this great challenge, billions of public funds have been diverted towards a major work like MOSE, and the large cruise ships, polluting and devastating for the environment, continue to pass a few meters from San Marco’s Square.
So let’s make Venice a symbol of the fight against climate change, let’s use the International Film Festival as a global stage to be seen and heard!