Forgiving Debt to Invest in Environmental Healing

Fir seedling in author’s hand [photo by author]

“I want you to act as if the house is on fire. Because it is.” — Greta Thunberg

The US economy is awash in debt.

  • As of the fourth quarter of 2018, household debt in the US totaled $13.54 trillion. The largest portion of this is mortgage debt, which totalled $9.12 trillion. [source]