STATES CHRONICLE – Climate specialists have expressed their concerns regarding the new presidency and the opinion Donald Trump has upon global warming. The President-elect Donald Trump has finally admitted that climate change is not a hoax, but, in his view, it is not such a big deal either. On January 16, climate specialists from Britain asked their prime minister to discuss with Donald Trump the risks imposed by global warming, asking him to sustain the international act of diminishing its effects.
Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, will soon meet the President-elect of the US when he pays his first visit to the United Kingdom as president of the United States. A hundred scientists addressed prime minister May a letter claiming there exist potential threats towards the interest of Great Britain since the election campaign from November.
Trump stated that there is no such thing as climate change, especially when it came to human-made global warming. He denies the existence of such problems claiming that this is a scam. Thus, many leading nominees in Trump’s department for his next administration had also expressed their disbelief. Even the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency has refused to believe there exist any risks when it comes to global warming.
The letter written by the team of researchers has noted that Trump together with his appointed nominees reject the discoveries and proofs brought to the public which attest the effects of climate change on the environment, showing how this harms many habitats and ecosystems, threatening thousands of species of animals.
They chose to disregard the proofs and the advice received from several experts around the world, including the United States National Academy and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Environmentalists and climate specialists argue that the United Kingdom should prepare to respond effectively to Trump’s and his administration’s ideas.
During the election campaign, Trump pointed out that he intends to back off from the Paris Agreement established in 2015 which was signed by approximately two hundred nations. As we all know, this agreement is bound to put an end to the era of fossil fuel by replacing it with renewable energy during the second half of this century.
Nevertheless, Trump stated on November 22 that he has another view upon the Paris Agreement, being more open minded.
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