FridaysforFuture

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg (L) speaks as This Is Zero Hour co-founder Jamie Margolin (C) and Alliance for Climate Education fellow Vic Barrett (R) look on during a joint hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Subcommittee, and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2019. (Photo: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images)
"I don't want you to listen to me," said the youth climate leader. "I want you to listen to the scientists."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Children in Indonesia
"We are calling on everyone to join us," said strike organizer Jerome Foster II...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Youth climate activists
"They are finally treating the crisis like a crisis," said 14-year-old New...

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.

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