A week on from Black Friday, Australian children are planning a “Big School Walkout for Climate Action”, to demand greater action by the government of climate denier, Scott Morrison.
The disconnect between the need for action to reduce carbon emissions and the fossil fuel fantasy-land that Trump lives in, has never been greater.
People are rising up. As Trump bumbled his way around California, some 6,000 people took to the streets in London on a major demonstration organised by Extinction Rebellion, blocking five major London bridges.
As America goes to the polls today, there are early indications that young people are voting in record numbers.
“All of the promises made to political groups and the people will be kept,” said a victorious Jair Bolsonaro, the new President of Brazil after his election victory earlier this week.
Hurricane Florence is the new extreme – made worse by climate change – and Trump is complicit in the disaster that is about to unfold.
Over a million people along the South Carolina and Virginia coastlines have been ordered to leave their homes today as what could be the most powerful storm ever to hit the region approaches.
Trump’s deep love of dirty coal, and his regulatory rollback of the fossil fuel industry, is having a greater impact on climate change than previously understood.
Trump represents the last chance for the fossil fuel industry to wreck this planet. What they call freedom, we call wildfires. When they see freedom, we see sea-level rise.
How many more have to die?