Both the Indigenous communities in Canada and the residents of Port Arthur have seen elevated incidence of illness.
If anyone had doubts about McCarthy’s stand on climate change, she dispelled that by commenting, “We’re not going to stop looking at the science. Climate change is real.”
After extreme weather incidents like Hurricane Sandy, 40 percent of small businesses do not reopen.
More than 65 percent of Republicans in the 113th Congress are on record as rejecting “the science” behind climate change.
Obama addressed the climate deniers with the simple sentence, “We don’t have time for the meeting of the Flat Earth Society.”
It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.
The Koch Brothers have funneled $60 million to organizations supporting the denial of climate change, and that only covers 1997 to 2010.
Peter Alduino, the author of The Citizen Leader, promotes the core belief that we are “co-creators of the world we live in,” thereby contributing to the character of the society around us.
The documentary makes it clear that the people pushing back are up against very heavy hitters. This includes representatives from both political parties, lobbyists for varied interests, as well as the coal industry.
“Attacks on clean air and the federal agency charged with protecting the environment and the health of Americans is an unpopular position with most Americans, including those in nine key 2012 battleground states.”