"Many Anglo-Europeans want to save those at the frontlines without respecting that people don't need saving, they need us to take care of the inequalities we cause and are complicit in”, states the human geographer Anja Kanngieser in this MORE WORLD interview. Thus, listening to those at the frontlines of climate change at places such as the Pacific islands becomes key in order to amplify what is generally silenced: the intertwined echoes of colonialism and capitalism. Opening our ears to that, means, last but not least, realizing the global entanglements and responsibilities that necessitate cooperative practices across borders.
Kanngieser A 2018 Cooperating at the Frontlines of Climate Change: An interview with Anja Kanngieser by Krystian Woznicki. Mediapart, 20 May [Online]