What Jonathan Franzen Gets Wrong About Climate Change – New York Magazine


Nine months ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told a crowd at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, “The world is going to end in 12 years if we do not address climate change.” In some respects, the congresswoman’s statement was excessively optimistic. The “war on climate change” is no longer “winnable.” Activists should carry on fighting to reduce emissions through “half measures, ” the novelist explains, since it is still possible to delay the onset of apocalypse.

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