Greens Diversifying Away from the Dying Climate Issue

Watts Up With That?

Gold King Disaster, Modified, Original Image Author Riverhugger, source Wikimedia Gold King Disaster, Modified, Original Image Author Riverhugger, source Wikimedia

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Some Greens seem to be waking up to the fact that the climate cause is sinking, and are attempting to shift attention back to more traditional environmental issues.

According to the Independent;

The world is in danger of taking its eye off the ball on environmental issues such as air pollution and soil erosion following a landmark deal to tackle global warming in Paris last month, the head of Friends of the Earth warns.

“Climate change poses a big threat to humanity that the Paris Agreement will go a long way to curbing, despite some major flaws,” said chief executive Craig Bennett.

“However, so much effort has gone into the agreement there is a risk that other hugely important issues are being neglected,” said Mr Bennett.

“Air pollution is killing 50,000 people a year in…

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