23 Powerful Greta Thunberg Quote Captions for the inhabitants of the planet!
Greta Thunberg is a name we all know, if we are aware of what’s happening in our surroundings/country/planet. Strong, poised, and confident in her gait, she is a voice which is heard loud and clear whenever someone talks climate.
CaptionWala brings you some of her most powerful quote captions that instigated action and thus, helped her make a mark of her own.
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Thought-Provoking Greta Thunberg Quote Captions:
“I want you to act as if the house was on fire. Because it is.”
“The one thing we need more than hope is action.”
“You say you love your children above all else, and yet you are stealing their future in front of their very eyes.”
“I am not a politician. I am not an activist. I am only a small girl with a voice, and I demand that my future be safeguarded.”
“You are failing us. But the young people are starting to understand your betrayal. The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us, I say: We will never forgive you.”
“We must speak clearly, because this crisis is not just about the environment. It is a crisis of democracy, of justice, and of equality. We are at a crossroads, and what we do or don’t do now will determine the future for many generations to come.”
“We have had 30 years of pep talks and consciousness raising. The science is clear, the solutions are there, and all that is missing is the will to change. How much longer do you need to listen to the scientists? How many more people have to die or lose their homes before you realize that the only thing we need to do is to keep the fossil fuels in the ground and restore nature?”
“I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act.”
“We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”
“We are in the midst of a crisis that has never been more urgent. We are facing a catastrophe of our own making, and yet we continue to ignore the warning signs and carry on with business as usual.”
Powerful Greta Thunberg Quote Captions:
“We can no longer let the people in power decide what is politically possible. We can no longer let the people in power decide what hope is. Hope is not passive. Hope is not blah, blah, blah. Hope is telling the truth. Hope is taking action. And hope always comes from the people.”
“So, we can’t save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed. Everything needs to change and it has to start today.”
“Homo Sapiens have not yet failed. Yes, we are failing, but there is still time to turn everything around. We can still fix this. We still have everything in our own hands.”
“We live in a strange world where children must sacrifice their own education in order to protest against the destruction of their future. Where the people who have contributed the least to this crisis are the ones who are going to be affected the most.”
“Some people say that the climate crisis is something we have all created. But that is just another convenient lie. Because if everyone is guilty then no one is to blame.”
“We are about to sacrifice our civilization for the opportunity of a very small number of people to continue to make enormous amounts of money. We are about to sacrifice the biosphere so that rich people in countries like mine can live in luxury. But it is the sufferings of the many which pay for the luxuries of the few.”
“Hope doesn’t come from words. Hope only comes from actions.”
“I’m sure the moment we start behaving as if we were in an emergency, we can avoid climate and ecological catastrophe.”
“To all of you who choose to look the other way every day because you seem more frightened of the changes that can prevent catastrophic climate change than the catastrophic climate change itself. Your silence is almost worst of all.”
“My message is that we’ll be watching you. This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. Yet I am one of the lucky ones. People are suffering.”
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A reminder: the people in power don’t need conferences, treaties or agreements to start taking real climate action. They can start today. When enough people come together then change will come and we can achieve almost anything. So instead of looking for hope – start creating it.
”We are still here, and we are not planning on going anywhere. Young people all over the world are stepping up, showing that our leaders messed with the wrong generation.”
Today as always, it’s important to watch out for those who only listen to the uncomfortable truth when it fits in their agenda. To tackle this crisis, cherry picking some aspects, taking things out of context and ignoring the rest will lead us nowhere. It only fuels culture wars.
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