Greek border to Istanbul
Greek border to Istanbul: 24 May – 4 June
Where Turkey stretches its hand out to greet Europe is walk it back’s final furlong. How many shoes will we have worn through? How much Compeed? Precisely how tired of explaining the difference between a carbon offset and carbon removal we will be; of chats about nature-based versus tech? Mixed feelings, we expect: of pride at the endeavour, this unlikely mission’s achievement, tinged with fear at the climate mountain humanity still has to climb – especially here, at the gateway to so many already fleeing climate-driven catastrophes. “Hope”, says Rebecca Solnit, “is not a lottery ticket you can sit on the sofa and clutch, feeling lucky. It is an axe you break down doors with in an emergency.” Wanna grab this here axe? See you there.