With the Occupy protests still going strong, many are taking a more critical look at the actual issues the movement is addressing. Although the environmental aspects of the Occupy movement may not be at the forefront of mainstream media attention, they are playing a significant role in the demands of protestors. Concerns for the well being of the environment actually are one of the vast number of issues being raised by Occupy protesters both nationwide and on a global scale. Clearly, environmental issues are intertwined with many if not all of the other issues the Occupy protests are addressing. Check out these interesting and enlightening article links below for some perspectives on the environmental aspects of the #Occupy Movement.
- Occupy Planet Earth: Nature Is the 99%, Too – www.commondreams.org
- Why #Occupy Is An Environmental Movement – www.treehugger.com
- The Environmental Side of the Occupy Movement – www.weavenews.org
- Occupy Wall Street: An Environmental Protest? – www.greenliving.about.com
- Occupy Movement Comes to Climate COP17 Talks – www.iol.co.za