John Paul Jose


John Paul Jose

“We are the last generation that can do something,” said John Paul Jose, one of the youth leaders of #FridaysForFuture in India. “We can no longer pretend nothing is happening.” For the Kerala-born activist, the wake-up call came last year, when UN climate change experts announced that we had a 12-year window left to save the planet. When he set about learning what actions India’s leaders were taking to tackle the crisis, he found the answer depressing—all talk and no action.