It is easy to mock this movement and to not take it seriously. That’s how it will win.
Declaring a “climate emergency” would open the door to rule by diktat over environmental policy. You can envision the authoritarian possibilities.
Radical environmentalists intend to thwart human thriving in order to “save the planet.”
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver seriously asserts, in her review of a novel in which trees are characters, that they are people too.