Among the leading culprits is the U.S., which has burned coal, oil and other fossil fuels en route to developing the wealthiest economy in global history.
Washington has given formal notice that it will withdraw from the Paris pact, but the world would be a safer place if it remained with other nations to fight global warming.
Climate change is going to be profoundly unfair in its consequences, as the poorest will suffer first and worst.
The United Nations is not something for the United States to arrogantly order around.
The anti-terrorist apparatus has not adapted to the growing danger of domestic terrorism.
Even though Trump defined himself as an “environmentalist” ... all of his actions ... portray him as a president who is anti-nature.
The candidates were certainly aware of the issues, but their solutions to the crisis were far from forthcoming.
And I remind myself that 99 percent of all species that once existed on Earth are no longer here, and that humans are likely no exception.