George HW Bush’s 1988 Environmental Speech

On August 31, 1988, George H. W. Bush gave a progressive campaign speech on the environment, touching on many issues present still today. After becoming the 41st President he appointed the first environmentalist, William Reilly ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_K._Reilly ), to head the EPA. However, in 1992 he refused to sign the international biodiversity treaty https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_on_Biological_Diversity and…

The Day After Tomorrow Pre-Production Force of Destiny

Film makers, scientists, researchers and lawmakers discuss the current understanding of environmental issues, potential future problems and the concept of “climate change”, various modern calamitous events and developments as well as their ramifications, possible effects, methods that can be taken to change matters and movements in that direction, efforts from US lawmakers and our society’s…

The Struggle of Global Warming Policy in 1992

At a February 13, 1992 press conference, scientists raised concerns in regards to a lack of policy decisions to address climate change at the 1992 Earth Summit, by the Bush Administration. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Summit Many arguments from the time and issues over the political inaction to reduce emissions, and to enforce regulations, and to sign treaties, are…