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Naomi Klein
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Wherever in the world they live, this generation has something in common: they are the first for whom climate disruption on a planetary scale is not a future threat, but a lived reality.
-- Naomi Klein (Introduction paragraph 4)

Importance: In the introduction, the author establishes the urgency of the present climate change situation in part by detailing the youth climate movement, which is expressing its members' dissatisfaction with the way their elected leaders have failed to address this monumental issue. Their concern is warranted, as climate change will be a significant factor in their future lives.

If everyone is guilty, then no one is to blame, and someone is to blame...Some people, some companies, some decision-makers in particular know exactly what priceless values they have been sacrificing to continue making unimaginable amounts of money.
-- Greta Thunberg (Introduction paragraph 2)

Importance: In her speech at the World Economic Summit in Davos, Thunberg rebuked those present who had sacrificed the health and wellbeing...

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