Essay, Pages 1 (241 words)
Some people stay unconvinced that people are causing global warming or that it is occurring. In a survey from Pew Research Center in 2016, 20 percent of Americans said there’s no strong confirmation of climate change. According to James Hensen, a climate scientist at Columbia University in New York City “It’s difficult to make people understand how urgent this is when you look outside and the weather seems pretty normal.’
97 percent of climate scientists agree that climate change is real and urgent, according to studies by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University in Virginia.
If dramatic steps aren’t taken, they say, life on Earth could become very challenging.
Trump boasted that his administration is ‘boldly embracing American energy independence’ and has been ‘so successful that the United States no longer needs to import energy’ from nations hostile toward American interests.
‘With an abundance of American natural gas now available, our European allies no longer have to be vulnerable to unfriendly energy suppliers, either, ‘Trump said.
‘We urge our friends in Europe to use America’s vast supply and achieve true energy security.’
The president also claimed that the U.S. is among the countries with ‘the cleanest air and drinking water on Earth’ and committed to joining the World Economic Forum’s initiative to plant one trillion trees across the globe. ‘We’re committed to conserving the majesty of God’s creation and the natural beauty of our world, ‘he said.