Why Greta Thunberg is prevailing over her critics

The angry attacks against the teenage activist expose her opponents’ desperation. But serious solutions to the climate crisis are at risk of not being heard.

In the midst of four million people joining the Global Climate Strike, both admirers and critics of Greta Thunberg reflect upon the unprecedented growth and success of the movement that she has been spearheading. Why did the cause for saving the planet break through just now — and why is…