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  • We're barely into the new year, but researchers are already saying that we've lived through the hottest decade on record, says facts.

  • And it's only going to get worse because of climate change.

  • A.k.a., for you all you Boomers and Gen-Xers out there, "global warming."

  • A.k.a., for all you millennials, yo, the polar ice caps are totally ghosting us.

  • A.k.a., for my Gen-Z viewers I would do a TikTok, but I have no idea what the hell a TikTok is.

  • I'll be real. I don't know. I don't get it.

  • Now, for the longest time, I didn't realize how important climate change was.

  • You know, it's like sunscreen or turning off your phone's AirDrop when you're in public.

  • You know, if you don't already do that, you should.

  • Because the next time you're at the airport, yeah, planes aren't the only thing you're going to see take off if you know what I mean.

  • Mm-hmm!

  • He knows what I'm talking about. He sends them.

  • I see you over there.

  • Kidding!

  • It's such a big issue, and yo, you really understand it when you talk to your friends with kids, because they're so focused on the future.

  • It feels like climate change is this huge disaster that everyone can see coming, but no one can stop, like a 70-year-old white guy getting elected president.

  • And it's frustrating, because there are still people who don't even believe it's happening.

  • Italy recently became the first country to require their schools to teach climate change and global warming.

  • Yeah, amazing.

  • Meanwhile, in America, we still have people who are like...

  • "Well, if global warming is real, how did Frozen get a sequel?"

  • I mean, it has to be tough to be a climate scientist.

  • Think about it.

  • You spent decades warning people about this oncoming disaster, and nothing.

  • And then The Walking Dead comes out, and everyone runs out and buys zombie apocalypse kits.

  • Like, what's happening?

  • But if we can't agree on the facts, we can't solve the problem.

  • And I'm sick of hearing that this is all just a hoax from conspiracy theorists.

  • Like, you idiots, can't you see what's happening on our big, flat Earth?

  • So, I've been trying to reduce my carbon footprint.

  • And because enough people have harassed me online about it, I've stopped using plastic straws.

  • Now, I understand that plastic straws are dangerous to wildlife, and we should all stop using them but here's the thing.

  • It's important not to focus on bullying people for using them because then we lose sight of the bigger picture.

  • And did you know this?

  • Cigarette butts and balloons have actually been proven to have more of a negative impact on the environment.

  • So before you leave a mean comment on Instagram of someone drinking from a straw, make sure you take down that picture of all those balloon at little Timmy's 5th birthday party.

  • Also, take down that picture of Timmy with all those cigarette butts.

  • What is (are) you doing?!

  • And the next time you feel good about refusing a straw while you're on a date at Chili's...

  • Think long and hard about the fact about that the meat in your bacon cheeseburger contributes to 25 percent of greenhouse-gas emissions.

  • Facts!

  • And then think long and hard about the fact that you took your date to Chili's.

  • Sir!

  • Right now, not enough people care about climate change.

  • And, honestly if even Leonardo DiCaprio can't make us care, then we're doomed.

  • I mean, he fought an iceberg and lost and still wants to save them.

  • Though I guess he has to think of the world his 22-year-old girlfriends will have to grow up in.

We're barely into the new year, but researchers are already saying that we've lived through the hottest decade on record, says facts.

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Climate Change Is Real, People

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    Estelle posted on 2020/03/21
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