Once you truly understand the problems that we face it is impossible to go back to your old life. I've studied climate change for the last year and I understand now just how much we stand to lose.
James Nachtwey, winner of a TED prize last night, showed us the human face of suffering. I've included one of his photos below. Allow yourself to truly understand that this is another human being. This person also has hopes, and dreams, and family, and people he loves. This person could be you.
This is the world we ourselves have made. How can we we not do something?