Current climate discourse hinders the moralism we need.
There are some psychological tendencies of humans that cause us to not care as much as we should about the scientifically proven threat of climate change.
We might blow past 2 degrees. Millions of people will continue to die. That doesn’t change the way forward.
Congress dealt with ozone depletion in the 1970s and 1980s very differently than how it has dealt with climate change in the 2000s and 2010s.
Colloquially, “environmental” does not capture the fact that anthropogenic climate change causes hundreds of thousands of human deaths annually.