Jane Goodall Says 2024 is the ‘Most Consequential Voting Year’

| February 23, 2024 | Leave a Comment

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Date of Publication: January 23

Year of Publication: 2024

Publication City: New York, NY

Publisher: The New York Times

Author(s): David Gelles

“Every vote matters, more this year than perhaps any time in history.”

When I caught up with Jane Goodall in 2019, she was calling on consumers and businesses to make responsible choices and protect the natural world.

Now she is telling people something much more simple: vote.

The celebrated primatologist thinks governments around the globe are not working hard enough to combat climate change. And in a year when more than 40 countries — including the United States, India, and South Africa — will be electing their leaders, Goodall is telling anyone who will listen that the health of Earth itself is on the ballot.“Half of the population of the planet is going to be voting,” she said on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos last week. “This year could be the most consequential voting year in terms of the fate of our planet.”

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