IF THE WORLD’S ENDING IN 12 YEARS, WHY EVEN GO TO COLLEGE? 🤔
The College Fix‘s own Kyle Hooten recently attended one of the many student-heavy climate change marches that happened around the world late last week. These marches were meant to send a message to world leaders that young adults are serious about “climate justice.” One student, asked about the popular prediction that climate change will destroy humanity in around 12 years, stated with sincerity: “For [all] we know, it could be sooner than that.”
This is a common refrain among climate activists, particularly younger students in the throes of climate activism: That we have around a decade, maybe less, before climate danger pushes humanity over the brink of extinction. Here’s an honest reply to that theory: If this is accurate, why even go to college? What’s the point?