FridaysforFuture

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"We are running out of time" to act on the climate emergency, "as our children and young people have reminded us," Pope Francis said in a message Tuesday.
"Climate restoration is of utmost importance, since we are in the midst of a climate emergency."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
In this long exposure photo, the LNU Lightning Complex fire continues to burn in the ridges near Chemise Road in Healdsburg, California on August 21, 2020. (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images)
Given estimates that humans are responsible for around 75% of fires, "this...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined about 100 Fridays for Future strikers in Berlin on August 21, 2020. (Photo: Greta Thunberg/Instagram)
"We want leaders to step up, take responsibility, and treat the climate crisis...

Further

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.