Climate Strike

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
"Basically, nothing is being done to halt this crisis despite all the beautiful words and promises from our elected officials."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Young people should not be underestimated—we have a voice and we are strong."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg
Without Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, "the climate issue would...

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On Panic and Hope: No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference
That stark photo of Greta Thunberg's solitary, obstinate climate strike was a mere year ago. This week, four million people joined her in the largest climate strike ever to declare, "L ike the sea, we rise ." Greta's rhetoric is hard-core: She told Dems lauding her to "save your praise...Don’t (tell) us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it," and told global leaders, "I don't want your hope, I want you to panic." We're all good on panic thanks, but we'll take the hope too.