How to Make Trump Care About Global Warming: The Daily Show

As much as Hillary losing the election might have felt like the end of the world, we know it wasn’t. Because the actual end of the world is climate change. And it may not be the news of the day, but, technically, climate change is the news of every day, which is why people in the streets are doing this. REPORTER: Thousands of people took to the streets in the U.S. and around the world on Saturday to protest against President Donald Trump’s climate change policies. REPORTER 2: The People’s Climate March was held in 300 cities. REPORTER 3: Chicago, Denver, Seattle… REPORTER 2: More than 200,000 people marched here on the National Mall. Thousands who oppose his environmental agenda have literally surrounded the White House this afternoon. Ha-ha! Joke’s on you. The president’s not at the White House. He’s out playing golf! Yeah! Like, if people really want to get Trump’s attention, go protest on the golf course. Or, even better, get a tee time ahead of him and then just go real slow.

Just, like, don’t hit the ball. Just… And then he’ll be like, “Hey, assholes, you’re not doing anything!” And be like, “Yeah, it’s a metaphor for your presidency!” (cheering and applause) Now, most recent protests have been about things that could potentially happen. You know, like women losing the right to choose or science being defunded or Trump’s plan to change the national bird from the bald eagle to a bucket of KFC. But, unlike those issues, climate change isn’t something that could happen– it’s something that is happening. NASA and NOAA scientists today declared 2016 the hottest year on record. It’s the third record-breaking year in a row. Nearly all of the 17 hottest years on record have occurred since 2000. In just the last ten years, we’ve seen an increase in wildfires and also draught in the southeast, not to mention flooding. In the arctic, they’ve had a month full of temperature in the 90s. That has melted the soil so deep that bodies from shallow graves are coming up, and that has caused an anthrax outbreak.

(screams) What the (bleep). Climate change is so bad it’s making another season of The Walking Dead? What? Like, if anyone needs to be fighting hard for climate change, it should be all the serial killers who didn’t bury their bodies deep enough, that’s who it should be. “What, the shallow graves are coming up? We need to fight for climate change.” One of the most frustrating things about climate change is that as humans, there are many things we can do, right? And many things we shouldn’t. You guess which list President Trump is working off. President Trump taking major steps to strip down Obama-era regulations to combat climate change, signing an executive order that undoes the Clean Power Plan. He loosened fuel economy standards for cars and trucks.

Approved the Keystone XL Pipeline. His order would allow coal mining on federal lands, permit the oil industry to release more methane. On Friday, the EPA removed most of the information on climate change from its website, explaining in a press release it’s being updated to “reflect the approach of new leadership.” What does that mean, the EPA’s website is gonna reflect the approach of the new leadership? What does that mean? Is it now just gonna redirect to Yeah? And by the way, that is not clean coal. That is not clean coal at all. Look at that. Oh, yeah. Oh, yeah, that’s right. I’m gonna hit it so hard it’s gonna turn into a diamond. Yeah. That’s right. You know what’s funny– it’s just rocks, and your minds are taking it there. Look, uh, at this point, convincing Trump seems futile.

Right? He doesn’t care about wildlife. He doesn’t care about famine and draught all over the world. He doesn’t care if it gets warmer. I mean, that just means he gets tanner. There is one thing, though, that might– just might– get Trump to care about the climate change. And it’s his children. Right? No, no, I-I mean the ones he raised. Right. Donald Trump’s property is in danger. Just up the coast is the president’s luxury Florida mansion, Mar-a-Lago. He calls it the Winter White House, but it’s also a climate change ground zero. It’s estimated that over the coming decades, rising sea waters could inundate a quarter of his very own luxury estate. Wow. President Trump, if by some miracle you see this clip, I just want to say this. You may not care about climate change. But I know you care about winning. Which is why you’re not gonna let climate change kick your ass by flooding your winter wonderland.

Come on, President Trump. It’s time for you to stand up and tell the world, nobody sinks your properties but you..

Scientists Warn Climate Change Man-Made, Anyone Listening?

BY CLIFF JUDY Scientists from nearly 200 countries gathered in Stockholm Friday morning to get one big point across on climate change. “Scientists say there’s more evidence than ever before that mankind is the main cause of climate change.” (Via ITV) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change told world leaders there’s a 95% chance we’re causing global warming.

(Via BBC) They say this raises the chance man is to blame from “very likely” in their last report six years ago to “extremely likely” now. (Via The Washington Post) “It should serve as yet another wakeup call.” (Via Sky News) But as several media outlets ask, is anyone listening? “The world’s experts say climate change is happening and humans are causing it, but has the world stopped caring?” (Via Sky News) Even some of the scientists involved acknowledge what difference their report makes can only go so far. When asked earlier this week whether it’ll affect U.

S. policy, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, said, “Not really.” (Via USA Today) Kevin Trenberth said government leaders are well informed, but those in Congress who don’t believe in global warming won’t budge. Critics say the trends scientists are predicting versus actual warming we’ve seen so far is way off. (Via Fox News) Scientists say for the last half century, the world’s climate temps rose a quarter of a degree Fahrenheit per decade, though that trend slowed in the last 15 years. (Via Guardian) This is just the summary of the report. Scientists release the full 1,000-page report on Monday.

Trump Picks Climate Change Denier To Lead EPA

Donald Trump has picked Scott Pruitt, the attorney general of the state of Oklahoma, to head the EPA in the new Trump administration. Just like every other appointment Donald Trump has made, he’s picked someone who is grossly unqualified and downright dangerous for a cabinet position. Pruitt, in case anybody wasn’t aware at this point, is a firm climate change denier. He believes that the science behind the issue is certainly not settled and that there’s really no proof that climate change is even a thing.

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How can some people still deny climate change?

In September 2015, The Associated Press revised its guidelines to stop referring to those opposing climate change as “skeptics”. This was done in order to differentiate them from actual skeptics, who are defined by the use of scientific inquiry, and critical investigation to challenge extraordinary claims. It implies that climate change deniers reject mainstream science. Meanwhile, 190 countries around the world are reaffirming their commitment to dealing with climate change.

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Trump administration erase all information about climate change

Trump administration purges all information about climate change from the EPA website. President Donald Trump has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate the climate change page from its official website. Two EPA employees told Reuters on Wednesday that, one day prior, EPA officials told them that the Trump White House wanted the agency’s communications team to delete the page describing climate change by as early as Wednesday. This will include detailed data on emissions and links to scientific research on the climatology behind man-made global warming. Some employees are working furiously to save as much of the websites information as possible. If the website goes dark, years of work we have done on climate change will disappear, one staffer told Reuters. Continue reading “Trump administration erase all information about climate change”