I am so disheartened by this president’s announcement today that he will abandon our Paris Climate Agreement commitments. This post from last month reflects my thoughts today. It includes an email I wrote to my friend Lindsey and her response, published on femails.org.
Courtney is the mother of a beautiful daughter; and as mothers do, she dreams of who her child will be, how her daughter will live her life, and how much her daughter’s world will have changed from the one she lives in today. Here’s to a femail on the future:
Date: Mon, Apr 15, 2017 at 7:23 PM
Subject: What About the Children?!!! (And Other Anxiety About Climate Change)
Do you ever have the existential fear that our kids or their kids could not have a planet to live on? You are a scientist and a writer and a parent and a deep thinker and a dear friend, so I thought I’d ask you about this.
It has been on my mind a lot lately. Maybe it’s because of Myra or maybe it’s because I feel like our government doesn’t care or maybe it’s because I listen…
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