We Will Not Back Down

Trump has made it clear that he stands with the fossil fuel industry. And we’ve made it clear that we stand with sustainability. Many challenges already face Trump and his administration, especially in the month of April that is dedicated to the Earth’s stability.

Do your part for the Earth and future generations to inhabit it and fight for sustainability.

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The Renewable Energy Efforts of Europe

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.

Trump Administration Seeks to Pull out of Climate Change Initiatives

“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.

The First of Many Atrocious Actions

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.

Tiny Plastic Pellets in the Water

Containing chemical pollutants, these plastic pellets are of great danger to aquatic life.

Humans need to stop harming other species. The chain of relationships among all life is linked in many ways, so it will all come back to us humans who are doing this.

Learn more about these pellets here.

Over 700 Species Impacted by Climate Change

“New analysis has found that nearly half (47%) of the mammals and nearly a quarter (24.4%) of the birds on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list of threatened species are negatively impacted by climate change – a total of about 700 species”

Humans are the only organisms responsible for the mass extinction of numerous other species. We have ultimate power over the world, and with that power comes responsibility.

 

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