In the months since Donald Trump became President of the United States he has made political moves against taking action on climate change but any changes will take time and the word is moving on in any case.
Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris accord on climate change appears to be due to a calculated bet that his narrow electoral base will allow him to continue after 2018.
Climate change is already having an enormous impact on the agricultural sector and the world will need to dedicate huge amounts of money, time and energy for adaptation and mitigation over the next 20-30 years.
Last week the United States Senate approved Scott Pruitt to head the country’s Environmental Protection Agency where he will roll back as much of Barack Obama’s environmental legacy as the courts will allow.
In the last weeks of his presidency, Barack Obama continues do what he can to protect the natural environment attempting to protect it from the new administration and assuring his legacy.