I was able to write a guest-commentary in - what I at least believed to be - Austria's rather conservative newspaper Die Presse, in which I talk about hope in the new ecological movements such as Fridays For Future, Extinction Rebellion, Ende Gelände and denounce an all too comfortable position of criticism towards them. Reproaching them of not living the right kind of lifestyle themselves does not at all understand the nature of the ecological problem we are facing and way too easily aligns itself with the ecologically destructive status quo we have to overcome. Nobody will be able to live the right kind of life style if we do not change our societal and economic organization radically. Blocking the streets with SUVs is better than grumpily continuing to use them to maintain the catastrophoic normality.
You can read the article here.