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🌎🔥😬🥴🤷😭 Why we need an emoji for climate change

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Five years ago, the group that approves new emoji rejected one for climate change. It’s time for them to rethink that decision.
After a summer of drought, floods, fire and heat waves — one that isn’t even over yet — the consequences of climate change are becoming more apparent, and a growing number of people are experiencing climate anxiety.
Obviously, the real solution is to deal with the mess by rapidly decreasing carbon emissions and working on technologies to remove at least some of the carbon people have released since the start of the Industrial Revolution. We’re making some headway, though it’s not yet enough.
That’s left many people powerless. While there are some thin …

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