The Sad Truths Of Climate Change

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As far as environmentalists know, the environment has taken a turn for the worst. There have been many facts proven by scientists that climate change is a problem, but people still do not understand the attention it needs. Whether people realize it or not, climate change is happening now. The 2016-elected United States president, Donald Trump, has made it clear that he will not be helping to protect the environment before it completely obliterates. However, there are steps people can take to influence others on the way they think about climate change. People have the power to make a difference if climate change is observed, taught, and spoken out about. Through books about climate change and scientific research, the knowledge people have about …show more content…
Specifically, the melting ice, rising water, and droughts have unfortunately forced animals to die off. Having animals in the world serves as much importance. Without the diverse amount of wildlife in the world, the ecosystem would be off balance. To think of a place that does not have birds chirping or deer running freely, is not somewhere many people would like to be. Henry David Thoreau shows in the book Walden, specifically in the “Winter Animals” chapter, that animals are an important part of peoples’ daily lives. When Thoreau puts corn on his doorstep, the squirrels come and he feeds them. This shows the important relationship and connection people have with animals. According to Bryan Walsh, writer for Time magazine, “Global warming will do to wildlife what it may do to humans” (Walsh 1). Unfortunately, climate change is happening and if people do not begin to take notice of it, then everything on the planet will eventually wipe …show more content…
When people begin to understand and grasp that climate change is currently happening, the knowledge of this problem will increase around the world. Novels such as Odds Against Tomorrow, Silent Spring, and Walden, serve as easy ways to understand the environment. While there may not be backup from the president, people can work together to make a change. Once people recognize and attempt to slow down climate change, the safer animals, plants, and humans are from great

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