Global Warming Is Caused By Human Activity Essays

1461 Words Nov 13th, 2016 6 Pages
When Trump won the presidential election of the U.S., the rest of the world and scientists quivered in fear of what this would mean for the fate of the world and its climate. It is known that Trump thinks of global warming as a Chinese conspiracy, and that he has put Myron Ebell at the head of the EPA. Myron Ebell is known to also not believe that global warming is caused by human activity. These happenings have caused the United Nations to worry for the future of the Paris Agreement, which the U.S. is a part of. Trump has mentioned not only leaving the Paris Agreement, but also stepping up coil, oil, and gas industries- increasing the United States’ environmental emissions. The main fear is that if the U.S. does leave the agreement, this could cause a domino effect, making other unsure nations rethink being apart of the agreement also. If the U.S. leaves, it would cause a loss of funds for developing countries to cut emissions, and could cause emission giants like India to once again think that since developed countries caused the problem, they must fix it, making them drop out as well. Though there are fears surrounding this, there is some hope in the fact that the U.S. dropping out could cause China to take leadership for the future of the world’s climate. There is also the knowledge that America dropping out will not stop individual states like California from continuing its effort to reduce emissions. Global warming has been a concern since the 1800s, but it was not…

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