No, the world isn't going to explode on January 20th and that is the crux on why climate change will probably only be taken serious (by the ignorant and uninformed aka Trump's base) after it's too late.
The best analogy is the death march. Being held at gun point, starved, abused and beaten along the way. Those that can't keep up are executed in front of the rest. Whether the analogy applies to Earth marching toward its demise or all of us is one in the same.
Voting left is no longer enough. Sharing Facebook posts doesn't do shit. It's time to take action: volunteer, organize, donate.