In Part One of this two-part series, Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, shares some of the ways that the U.S. has invested in protecting our land, water, and air. She sites scientific development as a constant need in order to continuously improve the quality of the environment we live in. There are still areas of this country that have contaminated drinking water (Flint, Michigan.)
Climate change and all of the impacts – from extreme weather including more impactful hurricanes, flooding, fires, and swinging temperatures – contribute not only to physical health issues but also mental health instability.
In Part Two of this two-part series, Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has serious concerns about the Trump Administration’s ability to keep the country and the world safe from pollutants and inability to address the critical concerns that climate change has brought us. She is confident that the free-market will continue to achieve clean power and clean energy goals, despite the many rollbacks of government regulations to help oversee these goals.