My generation has never experienced a below average temperature. The last time the global temperature was below average was in February 1985.
The recent heatwaves across Australia ushered in a new record-breaking summer: every year for the past decade has been hotter than the last.
Meanwhile our political leaders — privileged white men in suits — brought coal into parliament and made jokes while they and their corporate mates continue to burn our collective future.
We are already getting a taste of what our future holds if we do not take urgent action.