Fast fashion has become a bane to the fashion industry, society, and the environment. While fast fashion opens doors for ordinary individuals to partake in and enjoy fashion, it comes at the expense of exploited garment workers, the plagiarism of artistic work of fashion designers, and most inimically, inhibits any climate protection activism and progress.
In view of the upcoming start of COP27, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, this analysis examines the looming challenges faced by people displaced and despoiled by climate-related disasters.
Climate change, one of the most defining issues of the 21st century with devastating ramifications, could potentially result in the cessation of humanity and millions of other biotic species. According to environmental scientists, urgent action must be taken to alleviate the causes aggravating the climate crisis by 2030. And yet, governments, corporations and the general population have been slow to act. The truth is, climate change is a problem of today, and we must act today. Sustaining our survival on this planet is a collective issue.