Solarpunks cherish both nature and progress, the individual and the community.
They believe in a world that is green, colourful, and bright. It can be described as a literary genre, an aesthetic, or a movement. The key points are:
- An emphasis on renewable energy, especially solar power.
- A demand for technology and society to re-centre around sustainability, longevity, and balance.
- A focus on decentralisation, community activism, social justice and civic empowerment.
- A recognition that economic, social, and ecological injustices are all deeply inter-connected.
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