7 Youth Climate Activists Share Their Hopes for the Future

Global Citizen, 22nd April 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has destabilized the world in many ways, ranging from impacts on global health security to the disruption of economies.

But as countries plan a return to normalcy, a crossroads is approaching, opening up the possibility for societal transformation. 

In the months and years ahead, do we continue down the path of business as usual, with greenhouse gas emissions heating up the atmosphere, wildlife disappearing, and oceans dying? Or do we use this occasion to undergo a green revolution, to acknowledge that the planet is facing a climate crisis and act urgently to avoid catastrophic consequences?