All I Want for Grandparents Day Is a Climate Conversation

What’s one thing you can do to combat climate change? Talk about it.

“You have a superpower!”

I chose a jarring start for a discussion with a high school environmental club. Thirty students stared at me in disbelief.

“Here’s your superpower: If you ask your parents or grandparents to talk with you, they will. So ask them to talk with you about climate change.”

They still stared, but they were starting to get interested.