“Letter From A Teenage Girl Who Has Had Enough”
Dear leaders: You've failed your children on climate change
Jamie Margolin, April 22, 2018 (CNN)
Read this passionate letter, signed “A teenage girl who has had enough and is not alone” HERE
“Dear leaders…You failed us…[W]hen faced with the choice of fossil fuel money for your campaigns, or the wellbeing of your children, you pick fossil fuels…[M]y generation is so done with your talk…I'm a 16-year-old sophomore in high school. I have my whole life ahead of me, and there's so much I want to do…[But] I'm growing up in the early 21st century, a time when the world and all its life systems are falling apart…When I think of the future, I can't assume stability or safety.
When I think of adulthood, I see my home being flooded, I see deathly heat waves, droughts, famine and intense, deadly storms…I see insects, allergens, and diseases spreading…countless people dying from toxic drinking water, food full of chemicals, and air thick with pollutants…millions upon millions of refugees…wars and conflict over dwindling resources…You are leaving my generation with a world that is unlivable…The first step to getting out of a hole is to stop digging…You're still in the pockets of corporations digging our destruction…Generation Z has had it…We are organizing the [Youth Climate March in Washington DC this on July 21] that you won't be able to ignore…” click here for more