Anyone insisting that you “calm down” about climate change is living in denial about the catastrophes that are at our doorstep.
Adam McKay is a film director and screenwriter.
The world will soon cross 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming beyond preindustrial levels, meaning serious destabilization of the earth’s ecosystem. But we can still mitigate climate change’s worst effects with drastic government action.
Don’t Look Up director Adam McKay writes in Jacobin about climate change and the institutional blindness and warped incentives that should scare the crap out of all of us.