1 week Earth ‘squeezed like an orange’: Call for climate action Inquirer
SAN FRANCISCO --- Celebrities from filmmaker Ava DuVernay to Britain's Prince William to the Pope himself issued powerful calls Saturday calling for people to mobilize and unify to confront the climate crisis. Here are some quotes from the free, streamed TED event: "The Earth must be worked and nursed, cultivated and protected. We cannot continue to squeeze it like an orange." -- Pope Francis "I want to cast my vote in favor of the planet." -- Filmmaker Ava DuVernay "Young people no longer believe that change is too difficult. They believe that the climate crisis and the threat to our ... more