Today, Pennsylvania became the 29th state to sue to prevent the Trump administration from cutting restrictions on coal-burning power plants. The goal is to get to net zero carbon emissions by 2050, which will be necessary if we want to avoid the brunt of the effects of climate change.
“Addressing climate change is the most important thing we can do for our kids and our grandchildren and the planet we all live on,” said U.S. Representative Mike Doyle.
Doyle shares this perspective with youth activists around the world. Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old activist from Sweden, said, “Humanity is now standing at a crossroads. We must now decide which path we want to take. How do we want the future living conditions for all living species to be like?”
This is definitely a global crisis, but there is also definitely hope. If carbon emissions do not lower in the next 11 years, we will be at the point of no return, but we can each help by sacrificing luxuries like cars, or by voting in politicians who care about the climate crisis.
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