Many of those in past generations have the luxury to not care about the impending doom of the environment. Whether they are approaching the final years of their life, or simply enjoy the profit from Big Oil Supermajors far too much, they simply ignore the environment. Some deny climate change, others act so slowly that progress becomes nonexistent. Although relying on fossil fuels and greenhouse gasses may seem enticing and easy, the leaders of today and of the future must find, produce, and utilize alternatives to sustain this planet we call home.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 signaled to many around the world that perhaps oil and fossil fuels were resources of the past. For many of those born in generation Z, the oil spill was more reason for change.