If you're under 30, you will probably live to see large swaths of the plant that were previously inhabitable become unlivably hot due to human created carbon emissions. Factor in increased natural disasters, and the effects of a warmer climate on our ability to produce food, this is an incredibly serious problem that will affect you and people you know and love.
Now is the time to act and get involved. Look into groups like the CCL or local Green New Deal organizers. Call your congress-person, get involved at the state and local level. Make this a priority.
"Technology professionals from many companies — such as Google, Facebook, Tumblr, Etsy, Github, SoundCloud, Lyft and many more — are coming together under the banner of ClimateAction.tech to find ways to accelerate solutions to climate change."
There are lots of interesting projects and support in the slack workspace.