Climate change does not afford us the opportunity to wait - or to consider anyone's lives and livelihoods as more valuable than any other. Climate change has already disproportionately affected low income communities, communities of color, and island nations. Those of us in nations buffered by geographic and economic privilege may feel the affects differently today, but bold action is necessary in order to preserve our planet for ourselves and generations to come. Money is a human construct. Our planet is real - and it is suffering.