We Need to Stop Pretending — We Already Know the Results of Our Inaction

And there’s still plenty left to fight for

Amanda Hanemaayer
Climate Conscious
Published in
3 min readDec 31, 2021

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We can’t predict what will happen,” he told me, before pausing for a long-drawn-out sip of coffee. “So why worry?”

Almost instantly my mind ran through a long list of very concrete justifications for concern.

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Amanda Hanemaayer
Climate Conscious

Striving to live a life defined by empathy | writing about climate change, public health and social justice