A Safe Future: Is That Too Much to Ask?
“We deserve a safe future. And we demand a safe future. Is that really too much to ask?”
Greta Thunberg posed this blunt question to the world during her brief but forceful speech at the New York City climate strike on September 20.
To thunderous applause and fervent chanting of her name, the celebrated–and vilified –Swedish eco activist voiced the fears, rage, and hopes of her generation.
The troubling truth is, Greta’s demand really might be too much to ask.