When a child is going before the world and speaking so clearly, “Our house is on fire,” a mother listens. It will be interesting to see how her influence spreads as she brings her movement to the United States and the U.N.
…We need to focus on all of these things. And, of course, individual change doesn’t make much difference in a holistic picture, but it influences others around you.-Greta Thunberg interviewed by William Brangham
We need both system change and individual change.
“These things” means all the little things can add up to big change – our choices and actions set an example for those around us. Words (and actions) I can share with the kids.
Although there may not be science showing we can reverse the most devastating of our current forecasts, we can make a change within our lives and communities. Our best bet is to remain hopeful in the goodness of our actions, no matter how big or small.