‘Everything Is Not Going to Be Okay’: How to Live with Constant Reminders That the Earth Is in Trouble

We know climate change is altering the planet. What do we do now?

Environmental protesters of the Extinction Rebellion group take part in a demonstration on December 21, 2018, in London, England. Photo: Tayfun Salci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

By Dan Zak

What does it mean to be alive right now? Right now. Right this second, right this epoch, as mankind alters the Earth beyond recognition.

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