How dare you

Young climate and environment activists sees empty words, instead of action from the older generations

The young generation wants to see climate action

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt,

Younger generations are growing more and more frustrated by the lack of action on climate and biodiversity urgency… And maybe even more by all the empty words of recognition

In the last twenty years there has been plenty of talk, of conferences, of huge gatherings, and of discussions about what to do and scientists explaining why now is our best, and last chance…

The thing there has been missing is any action that can change the ever rising Co2 levels in the atmosphere.

The levels of the greenhouse gases have only gone one way, and that is up. Apparently only matched by the sophistication and amounts of reasons and excuses for not doing much about it.

At the same time there has been a growing amount of recognition from the older generations, not so much of the need of taking any action on the climate challenge, but instead a recognition of how , in a psychological way, good it is for the young generations to put words on their feelings…

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Drawing of a young kid saying "How dare you" to an elderly man... who answer "Good... Anger is good to get out" Drawn journalism illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
The young knows all too well now that giving them compliments for their anger on how we have treated the older generations has treated the planet, is not going to change anything to the better…

Keywords: climate change, global warming, biodiversity, environment, pollution, drawnjournalism, visual journalism, illustration, drawing, news, journalistik, tegnetjournalistik, visuel journalistik, Graphic journalism, visualjournalism drawn journalism

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