2040 from 8 year old Anne’s point of view…
By 2040, will have to change our lifestyles and shift our priorities in order to reduce carbon emissions and save the environment, or at least slow down the depletion of our resources.
But this cannot be done without first changing children’s education and entertainment to reflect the necessary and required lifestyle changes. Children are the future of our consumption behavior and we must first teach them what we need to start prioritizing.
It is often helpful to look at children's entertainment, a subtle form of children's education, as an indicator of human society at any given point in time.
Here we look at a classic fairy tale that Anne reads, re-written for the youth of 2040.