Forget the security repercussions that come with ignoring the biggest climate security threat to humanity. Take only the business and economic argument, one President Trump should have little difficulty understanding or appreciating. On this argument alone, the Paris process was a substantive win, and to willfully unwind it is fiscally irresponsible.
Americans waste over 250 million tons of resources every year. We’re the largest generator of waste globally.
China’s acts of commission and omission in enabling Pakistan and North Korea to build nuclear arsenals pose twin threats to the post-Cold War nuclear order
The production of plastics now accounts for 6 percent to 8 percent of all oil consumption globally. America has a dangerous and deadly addiction to plastic. If recent trends in New York State are any indication, it’s not going away anytime soon, thanks in part to multi-million-dollar lobbying by the plastic manufacturing industry.