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Climate Change: Still Time to Staunch the Blood-Dimmed Tide

Emily Atkin The New Republic
Iceberg in Blood Red Sea, Antarctica This dystopian vision of a new era of climate-driven global conflict and ideological regression has shifted into the foreground of global politics. But, there is still time to drown out the fossil fuel industry’s chorus of denial and change course.

Billie Eilish - All the Good Girls Go to Hell

The lyrics and images off this smash hit reference God, the devil and climate change, with the performer herself posting a note urging participation in the global climate strikes on September 20 and 27 before the UN Climate Summit in New York City

Isra Hirsi Is 16, Unbothered, and Saving the Planet

Leila Ettachfini Vice
As the co-founder of the U.S. Youth Climate Strike and the daughter of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Isra Hirsi is grappling with harassment, safety threats, tokenization, and privilege on a national scale years before she's even allowed to vote.
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