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Posted on May 24, 2024 by Jonathan Micocci in climate change, Dan Rather, global warming, planet, President

Grandparents Unite! Save the Planet! Save Our Grandkids’ Future


One of the world’s most respected news journalists and loving grandfather, Dan Rather, recently commented. “It doesn’t take a rocket scientist, or an environmental scientist, to know our planet is changing and fast. We can all feel it. Weather experts say higher temperatures are causing more severe weather, more frequently.  

More needs to be done. The White House climate initiatives are only a beginning. To abandon them now would be, well, madness. I want my grandchildren and your grandchildren to know that we did our best to save our democracy and our planet.”

President Biden checking out the all-electric Ford F-150 (credit: Getty Images)

“It is spring here in Austin, but you wouldn’t know it by glancing at a thermometer or strolling outside for a few minutes. It’s already hot as Hades, and the National Weather Service says it’s about to get worse — the forecasted high on Sunday is 101 degrees. If you live in Texas, you’re used to hundred-degree days, but not in May. We usually don’t have to contend with that kind of heat until mid-July.

Records keep breaking as the planet keeps getting warmer. 2023 was the hottest year on record. According to Copernicus, the European climate agency, the average temperature was 0.3 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than 2016, the former hottest year. 2024 is projected to be worse. The number one reason for the planet getting hotter? Greenhouse gas emissions, the largest portion of which come from gas-powered cars.

President Biden calls climate change an “existential threat.” His administration has been responsible for more than 100 new laws and initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gases and cutting pollution. A big part…

Read his full article here:

What About Planet Earth? – by Dan Rather and Team Steady (substack.com)

 

Read more about climate change and what you can do to help here.

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