I predict that our children will be the most powerful political force for climate action over the next few years. We would be foolish to underestimate them, for we do not yet know the power they may exert. I believe they will be a force to be reckoned with. Needless to say, there are any number of adults, individuals, groups and organizations, that will try to take advantage of them.
An article published in The Nation today, says:
“Beware the Ides of March, all you climate wreckers out there. The Climate Kids are coming, in massive and growing numbers, and they are not in the mood to negotiate. They know that you—whether you’re a fossil-fuel executive, a politician who takes fossil-fuel money, or a Fox News hack who recycles fossil-fuel lies—have put their future in grave danger, and they are rising up to take it back.
On March 15, tens of thousands of high-school and middle-school students in more than 30 countries plan to skip school to demand that politicians treat the global climate crisis as the emergency it is. Shakespeare made the Ides of March famous with his soothsayer’s warning in Julius Caesar, but . . . Read more . . .
Thanks to Nick Garland for pointing me to this article.