I completely agree with this Open Letter. This is what is at stake in this election, and I implore you to get this across to everyone you know. We are way past partisan politics. This is about the survival of civilization; the relevant decisions and the course we chart will happen in the next administration.
Unless we choose wisely we could be steering into a kind of dystopian new dark ages.
Donald Trump must not become President, and the Senate must switch to Democratic majority.
This will assure a Supreme Court that will interpret laws compassionately made and signed in a compassionate manner. It is the only way we are going to get through.
On September 20, 2016, 375 members of the National Academy of Sciences, including 30 Nobel laureates, published an open letter to draw attention to the serious risks of climate change. The letter warns that the consequences of opting out of the Paris agreement would be severe and long-lasting for our planet’s climate and for the international credibility of the United States.
A full list of signers follows the text of the letter.
Human-caused climate change is not a belief, a hoax, or a conspiracy. It is a physical reality. Fossil fuels powered the Industrial Revolution. But the burning of oil, coal, and gas also caused most of the historical increase in atmospheric levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. This increase in greenhouse gases is changing Earth’s climate.
Our fingerprints on the climate system are visible everywhere. They are seen in warming of the oceans, the land surface, and the lower atmosphere. …