An Open Letter to Tim Cook: Think Different about Climate Change

In your commencement speech at Tulane University, you acknowledged to the newly graduated that your generation had failed theirs by not acting sooner to curb the devastating impacts of climate change. The burst of enthusiasm and media attention from youth activists has been encouraging; however, I think our generation (full disclosure: I am 9 years older) should assume responsibility for addressing this debacle.

While it would be terrific if Apple engineers created an app to drawdown CO2 from the atmosphere, we know…