Greta Thunberg: Change the System Itself

We need to keep the fossil fuels in the ground, and we need to focus on equity. And if solutions within this system are so impossible to find, then maybe we should change the system itself. We have not come here to beg world leaders to care. You have ignored us in the past and you will ignore us again. We have run out of excuses and we are running out of time. We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not. — Greta Thunberg, climate activist

You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you! — Greta Thunberg, teenager

Greta…How many kids your age manage to travel the world visiting many cities, give lectures in front of millions, travel on a yacht across a vast ocean, meet world leaders and not go to school because they can afford it? Yeah “Stolen dreams and childhood.” — John Graves, author of Death by Design

If solutions within this system are so impossible to find, then maybe we should change the system itself. ... We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not. — Greta Thunberg

If solutions within this system are so impossible to find, then maybe we should change the system itself. ... We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not. — Greta Thunberg #change Click To Tweet How many kids your age manage to travel the world visiting many cities, give lectures in front of millions, travel on a yacht across a vast ocean, meet world leaders and not go to school because they can afford it? Yeah, Stolen dreams and childhood. —… Click To Tweet
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