The Californian fires are a “tipping point” for many residents as they realize that life will never be the same. They must also be the tipping point for clear concise action by politicians to force the oil industry to begin ramping down their operations now. There can be no more excuses.
The former Federal Emergency Management Agency chief, Craig Fugate, has told the Trump Administration “You have to look at climate change science if you want smarter disaster relief.”
Scientists have been warning about the risk to Puerto Rica from climate change for years, but was anyone listening?