This passage from Amanda’s interview with Richard Branson really resonates with me:
Have you become a born-again environmentalist? If so, how has your climate activism changed your own personal lifestyle?
Well, I think I’ve always been an environmentalist. I’ve been fortunate enough to have an island in the Caribbean; when I was 26 years old, I managed to buy it for $100,000. It’s a beautiful little jewel. And so every day that I live there or I’m on holiday there, looking out, it’s just something that’s perfect. It connects me to the awe and beauty of the natural world, and reminds me that we must be a generation devoted to preserving this beauty, not destroying it.