Although there are many negative things going on in the United States regarding the environment, it is important to notice and acknowledge the positives.
In several European countries, there is a “revolution” to create and discover new forms of renewable energy. Take note that many European efforts are sent overseas and ideas are shared just a few years later. The United States will hopefully follow suit and not leave humanity behind.
Read more about the “revolution” here.
“We’re not spending money on that anymore. We consider that to be a waste of your money to go out and do that.”
— Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget
As if the Trump administration couldn’t do anything worse for the environment. Once again, they managed to shock some and disgust others.
The Trump administration seeks to pull out of international agreements to combat climate change. One of which, the Green Climate Fund (GCF), credits the United States as the top financial contributor. This organization isn’t just about climate change initiative. It also seeks to help other developing nations address issues brought about by their inequalities, such as hazardous pollution levels.
Fight back against the administration at the end of April. Make your voice heard. Two marches are scheduled on back-to-back Saturdays: April 22 (March for Science) and April 29 (People’s Climate Movement). We need all the support we can get to tell the administration that we will not back down.
Read more about the latest statements made by the Trump administrations regarding climate change initiatives here.
If this doesn’t infuriate you, it’s time to research.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), although not perfect, certainly made significant improvements with environmental legislation. It has been one of the more efficient agencies across the globe to ensure environmental safety.
Scott Pruitt has made it clear he doesn’t have the best intentions for the environment, despite being recently appointed to the head of the EPA.