Trump Can’t Hold Back the Tide of Climate Action
Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
Market forces, state and local action, and strong social movements could blunt the impacts of a denialist White House.
One of the sad ironies of Donald Trump’s victory is that climate change has risen up the political agenda only after the campaign, when both candidates and debate moderators largely ignored it. Trump’s denialism in the face of an urgent, planetary threat provides some potent imagery for how the devastation caused by his presidency might look.
Climate scientists have been quick to condemn Trump’s election as a “disaster,” and it’s not hard to see why.