Gardens and Morals
This chapter argues that individuals have a personal obligation to take action against climate change and other defining problems of the Anthropocene. Specifically, individuals ought to engage in self-starting stewardship practices that entirely offset their personal contribution to these problems. The practices in question should be capable of prompting systemic reform when interpersonally coordinated and networked, and it is part of the obligation of individuals to foster such coordination and networking. Urban gardening, as understood in this book, is one practice though which such obligation can be fulfilled.
KeywordsUrban gardens Urban gardening Anthropocene Climate change Inconsequentialism
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