Acting Like Our House Is On Fire

“Adults keep saying, ‘We owe it to young people to give them hope.’ But I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day, and then I want you to act. I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.” — Greta Thunberg in “I Don’t Want Your Hope,” article on

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Marine life is fleeing the equator to cooler waters. History tells us this could trigger a mass extinction event. (From The Conversation.)