A heating planet is a danger, not in some distant time, but right now — yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
If we convince ourselves that combatting the climate crisis is equivalent to fighting a world war, we do have a realistic chance of rescuing planet Earth.
But No Questions about War Please!
Rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions is indispensable to limit the risks of crossing tipping points in the climate system.
propel yourself forward—
as in airplane force
or Air Force or forceps
forcing a baby to be born
and watch the glaciers fall
the oceans rise
Jessica Corbett: Global Green New Deal Supporters Urge World Leaders to Learn From Coronavirus to Tackle Climate Crisis
This is a moment when we can implement measures to help boost the economy, create jobs, and build climate resilience.