Watch thedocumentary “TheTrue Cost” by Andrew Morgan(90minutes).
Read Chapter 4 of State of the World (2013): Getting to One Earth Living – (pReomsteemd bunerdtheraCot exntrtea ncrte-d>iWet wilel kbe4giMvaetneforiarlpars) anticdippatleioansein anSusstwaiernathbielitfoy Awllowarinengeqsus eevsteinotnssat: FIT th1is. Wweheakt(isseethBelamckebaonairndg->Cof othnetenEtcofolor gaifcalyerl Foofoevtpenrintts?).
2. Are we, as a planet in “ecological overshoot”? What does the term mean? 3. What are the biggest challenges to sustainability?
4. What are some steps that can be taken in reducing the ecological footprint? Do personal lifestyle choices matter?
Watch the documentary “The True Cost” (Dir.Andrew Morgan;90 min.)
The film can be watched on amazon, itunes, etc. for $2.99.
Consider the boundaries defining a “safe operating space for humanity” (planetary and social) shown below and discussed in class (State of the World, 2013).
In your discussion address the following:
Which of the 9 planetary boundaries are currently being exceeded by the fashion industry? How?
Which of the social foundation boundaries are being exploited? How?
What are some possible pathways to sustainability (bounding fashion industry into the safe operating space for humanity)?