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Posted on July 7, 2017 by Christine Crosby in climate change, fight, global warming, grandkids

Are you going to fight like hell for your grandkids?

By Christine Crosby, Editorial Director

You don’t need to ‘be a scientist’ to know that our planet….the one our grandkids and their grandkids will need long after we’re gone, is in real trouble.

It’s in trouble because greedy, powerful people seek to squeeze the last few $ trillion for themselves from the carbon extraction business before it collapses. And these people buy governments, like ours.

Most Grandparents know better, and tens of thousands are speaking out against the anti-science trend. The holdouts are re-assessing their thinking at their own pace and are welcome in the fight because our grandkids need ALL of us to shout with one voice that the only known habitable planet in the universe is the ONLY priority (amazing that we even have to say that, isn’t it?).

What can you do about it?  Join a march NOW, Saturday morning, April 22 in support of science. There will be many around the country. Take a stand for human progress. Talk openly with others, even your knows-everything brother-in-law. The truth can’t defend itself. Remember, Galileo was right but he was all alone. You are not!

I was inspired by David Leonhardt’s piece in the New York Times.  Things are scary, but they are also exciting…check out how Walmart is joining the fight in a big way…yes, that Walmart!

So, please, read and share this piece, and join other Grands who are marching for our future.

…in the face of this urgent challenge — one that affects all of humanity, rich and poor, liberal and conservative, America and the rest of the world — President Trump has chosen to accelerate climate change. He and his aides are…  
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With my best, 

Christine – aka Gradmere with Penelope aka Poppy

Christine – Editorial Director

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Christine Crosby

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Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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