Many people that I know will be attending the Climate march. I am personally unable to attend due to my health but despite that there will be people demanding to know why I am not there.
There will be speeches asking (or demanding) the politicians to take action to stop climate change – as if it was just a question of the politicians agreeing to flick a switch.
It is all akin to demanding that the gate be closed after the horse has bolted. “You’ve got to do something!”. So close the gate.
All very symbolic. But useless.
I am all in favour of people getting together and supporting each other but with the self-delusion that I’m sure will dominate I couldn’t bear it.
Pardon my cynicism but my reaction is more along the following lines.