Thursday, July 06, 2017
Hawking Blasts Trump Withdrawal From Paris Agreement
The photo image of Professor Stephen Hawking and the article segment below are from the BBC.
The leaders of other countries were shocked when Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement on global climate change. For them, it was a clear signal that the United States can no longer be trusted to keep its word.
Trump seems to believe in his feverish imagination that 95% to 97% of the world's scientists have joined together in a giant hoax designed to hurt American corporations. Either that, or he thinks that short-term corporate profits are more important than saving the planet for our descendants.
Professor Stephen Hawking, on the occasion of his 75th birthday, spoke with the BBC -- and he had some very harsh words for Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. He believes Trump is putting the entire planet in serious danger.
Here is some of the BBC's report on the interview with Hawking: