Commentary: If I were a younger me, maybe 16 or 20, I'd be puzzled – and angry.
I'd see a world my elders had badly poisoned and were continuing to poison.
Consider the vast amount of carbon dioxide we've added to the earth's atmosphere; rising and acidified seas; glaciers, sea ice, coral reefs, trees, species, and arable land vanishing with obscene speed; and potable water rapidly disappearing while the world's population surges. Inequality growing, democracy endangered. Probable pandemics.