It’s an awful time to be a parent. Yes, I’m aware that people had children during times of war; but during those wars people knew that their country was doing everything it could to win and to protect its people. The climate and ecological crisis is, in contrast, a global war that we are currently not addressing with any kind of appropriate strategy. As a mother during this crisis, I can’t protect my children from the direction the world is moving in. I can’t shield them from potential societal collapse, from the coming food shortages, increasing extreme weather events, or the rise of fascism ...


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