Countries must wean themselves from climate-destroying practices to shield the environment from climate change, U.S. actress-activist Daryl Hannah said.
“Known climate-destructive practices must be phased out as soon as possible, including extreme forms of fossil-fuel extraction,” Hannah said in column published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal. “We must also immediately wean ourselves off fossil fuels; coal, natural gas, and oil — and invest in a combination of decentralized renewable energy … .”
The environmental activist and star of such movie hits as “Blade Runner,” “Splash” and “Kill Bill” also said “water-intensive, mono-crop, petrochemical industrial agriculture” has destroyed topsoil and created ocean dead zones. [Emphasis added]