A new survey shows that Generation Z and millennials are the most likely to get involved in climate change activism.
With growing calls for politicians to enact policies that would combat climate change, Campus Reform reporter Ophelie Jacobson talked to students at Georgetown University to see just how much they were willing to do to combat the crisis.
When Jacobson asked students if Americans should be doing everything in their power to combat climate change, every single student said yes.
“It’s very important…so why not,” one student said. “This shouldn’t even be a question.”
Jacobson then asked students to sign a pledge vowing to give up all personal air travel, eat three cold meals a week and reduce the number of times they use their car to fight climate change.
Not a single student signed the petition. Students also admitted politicians probably wouldn’t be willing to give up the same things even though they’re the ones calling for change.
The powerful video reveals the vast disconnect between what climate change advocates say they want and what they are willing to do.
As noted in the video, the attitudes of college students may not differ much from politicians pushing climate change. We only need to look at White House climate change czar John Kerry flying his private plane to pick up environmental awards to see the contradictions in our society.