Greta Thunberg and the Rise of “Eco-Anxiety”

When I was a kid, my siblings pranked me by telling me there was a man living under the basement stairs. Anyone who would secretly live under the basement stairs had to be there for only one reason: to murder me. They probably only told me about a serial killer in the basement one time, but it stuck.  Now imagine being told on a daily basis you’re going to die in twelve years. That’s exactly what the Greta Thunbergs of the world have been listening to for as long as any of them can remember, and they are arguably one of the most