The United States population hovers around 320 million people. We represent less than 5 percent of the world’s population – 7.4 billion people, yet, use roughly 25 percent of the world’s resources. We eat the most meat and fish, drive the most cars per capita, and create the most greenhouse gases and solid waste. By and large, we are the biggest driver of climate change and environmental degradation.
The current head of the Environmental Protection Agency – Scott Pruitt – previously sued the EPA over environmental regulations on oil and gas. The administration’s goal is to essentially get rid of the EPA, and pretty much any and all environmental regulations.
This is willful and targeted ENVIRONMENTAL NEGLIGENCE.
The administration threatens to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement and ignore the threat of greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, climate scientists agree that failing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 will hasten the…