Today is World Environment Day, and last week Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) announced to the world that he was abandoning the 194 other countries that had signed the Paris Agreement in an attempt to save the planet from climate warming:
“As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country. This includes ending the implementation of the nationally determined contribution and, very importantly, the Green Climate Fund which is costing the United States a vast fortune.”
The decision followed his appointment of a climate denier to head up the Environmental Protection Agency, destruction of clean water and air regulations, and policies to give as much of the nation’s assets as possible to the wealthy—preferably himself.
The Paris Agreement is voluntary and not legally binding. DDT could have announced a shift in goals to a…
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