– Jenny, mum to Jonas (9), Rowan (6) and Greta, Gloucestershire
Millions of people, especially poor countries, have been displaced or left hungry by more frequent and more extreme droughts, floods and storms.
In 2018, the world’s leading scientists warned that we only have 12 years to prevent catastrophic climate change that will irreversibly damage our natural world and lead to the collapse of our societies.
As parents and citizens, we can and must use our voice, our votes and collective power to demand action. Individual action such as eating less meat and dairy is important but won’t be enough on its own. Governments must fundamentally change course so that we can all lead lives that protect our shared home.