Smith has publicly asserted that the degree to which humans influence climate change has been overstated by “the liberal media.”
After Donald Trump’s first month in Washington, he has made straight for some of his most controversial campaign promises – moving ahead with plans for his border wall, attempting to ban refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries, and escalating his war with the media.
Rick Perry said that he believed humans contributed to climate change and that he no longer supported the dissolution of the Department of Energy.
With the Trump administration looming, some of the world’s most progressive cities on climate change have offered public support to their U. S. counterparts.
Protesters outside ETP’s San Antonio headquarters connected its behavior in North Dakota with the expansion of export-based gas pipelines in the Big Bend area.
The film notes that scientists have been studying climate change for decades. What is “new,” is that climate change is happening even faster than scientists originally anticipated
Beyond chemical threats, humans are destroying important habitats that Monarchs rely on during their long migration. As cities expand and many forests are reduced, locations for milkweed and other important plants decline as well. But climate change is the biggest threat.
“I don’t know what else to do but fight or leave, and I don’t want to leave,” he told me. “Where am I going to go? You can’t run forever. They’re always right around the corner – Industry, industrialization. Industrialization of the Big Bend would be the saddest thing.”
The climate change debate appears to center on whether the phenomenon is man-made or a natural cycle.
The Environmental Protection Agency released on Thursday new standards for methane pollution from new and modified oil and gas equipment.