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Donald Trump’s Climate Change Denial Ignites the Grass Roots


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Donald Trump’s Climate Change Denial Ignites the Grass Roots

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan

As “Russiagate” becomes a full-blown conflagration threatening to consume Donald Trump’s presidency, his denial of human-induced global warming continues to threaten a planet already on fire. The world reeled on June 1 when Trump made good on his campaign promise to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. Since then, governments around the world, from the largest nations to the smallest hamlets, have joined together in criticism of the move, vowing to accelerate their own commitments to combating climate change, with or without Donald Trump and the U.S.