On the cusp of 2020, the state of the planet is far more dire than in 2010. Preserving a safe and healthy ecological system is no longer a realistic possibility. Now, we’re looking at less bad options. Worldwide fossil fuel emissions are expected to be up 0.6% in 2019 over 2018, according to projections from the Global Carbon Project; the end of the fossil fuel era is not yet in sight. The bright spot is that young people are waking up. They are shouting, loudly and with purpose.
By John D. Sutter. CNN Opinion. December 26, 2019.