Climate Change Is A Terrible Problem

1220 WordsOct 29, 20155 Pages
Big Polluter Agenda Climate change is a terrible problem, and it absolutely needs to be solved. It deserves to be a huge priority (Bill Gates). As we progress as unified communities, nations, states, cities, etc., we contribute to either a solution or to the problem. Our current government has intents to help these environmental issues yet like any other foreign policy there are two sides to every issue. By definition of foreign policy, which is the articulation of national interests and the means chosen to secure those interests both material and ideational internationally, an environmental issue is a set of predicaments with the planet’s systems that have been developed due to human intrusion and mistreatment (Balyis). Environmental issues can range in many aspects from global warming, deforestation, air and water pollution, overpopulation, soil erosion, destruction of biodiversity, littering, destruction of natural habitats and natural resources, attack of marine life, oil spills, nuclear issues, acid deposition, environmental disasters, volcanic eruptions, greenhouse effect, sea level rise, fossil fuels, and species extinction. A current issue being brought up on environmental policies this year is the Big Polluter Agenda in both the House and the Senate. The Big Polluter Agenda is blocking the president’s plan to reduce carbon pollution from power plants, forcing approval of the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline, obstructing the limits on smog, stopping the Clean Water
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