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1. Trump in Denial

When I was in high school, I read a story about a voodoo priest who placed a death curse on a man.  The man didn’t believe in voodoo, so he wasn’t worried about it, but then he started feeling poorly.  His joints ached, he began sweating profusely, and he was running a fever.  He told a friend about the curse and asked if he should be worried.  The friend said, “Maybe you just have the flu.  If voodoo isn’t real, you’ll get better.  But if it is real, you’ll die, and what you believe won’t matter.”

This is how it is with global warming.  If it isn’t real, thousands of scientists and hundreds of world leaders are sounding the alarm for nothing, and their folly will become evident in the decades ahead.  But if global warming is real, then climate change deniers like Donald Trump, who’s announced he will pull America out of the Paris climate agreement, Steve Bannon (Trump’s shadowy rabbi), and Scott Pruitt (current Administrator of the EPA) are going to be shown for the fools they are.   The consequences of their buffoonery, however, will be felt throughout the world for decades—and maybe forever.  Trump, Bannon, and Pruitt won’t live to see the worst of the damage they’re inflicting on humanity, but our grandchildren will, as will their children and the generations that follow (if any do).

Tags: Donald Trump, president, climate, denial, Paris agreement, doomsday, global warming

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Ken Christian

The current administration is chock full of buffoons led by lunatic president. The two major power plants near me along the Ohio River have recently converted from coal to oil. The 'owners' recognized the need to reduce the plant carbon emissions and did something about it. Trumpster and his idiot staffers are on a path that may very well destroy this country if not civilization as a whole. I hope that enough public and private support can be developed to cause a reversal of the decision to abandon the Paris agreement.

July 19, 2017, 9:33 PM
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