This makes me feel somewhat more optimistic about the state of the world. The letter organized by scientists for future was just published in Science:
My brother and 8 colleagues from the HSR signed too. A complete list of the signatories is available.
We see it as our social, ethical, and scholarly responsibility to state in no uncertain terms: Only if humanity acts quickly and resolutely can we limit global warming, halt the ongoing mass extinction of animal and plant species, and preserve the natural basis for the food supply and well-being of present and future generations. This is what the young people want to achieve. They deserve our respect and full support.Scientists4Future