It was way out of my comfort zone, but as a scientist I can tell you that the climate emergency is much more terrifying
I am an ordinary mid-career professional. I work a nine-to-five job in the city, and I’m well respected and growing in my career. I have never broken the law. And recently, I joined Extinction Rebellion, blockading traffic.
I have never done anything like this before. It was way out of my comfort zone, and I felt like vomiting at the idea. But climate change makes me want to vomit even more. I am a scientist, and I can say with confidence: the science is absolutely terrifying. So I went.
Let me tell you a story. Many of us already know the climate catastrophe story, so let me tell you a different one