expert voices

Air pollution smoke rising from a plant tower

Smoke rises from a plant tower, polluting the air. (Public Domain)

State University College at Buffalo
Susan Anenberg, an expert in public health and environmental science, sat down with Planet Forward to discuss the implications that unchecked pollution can have on human life.

In April 2016, Secretary of State John Kerry signs the Paris Climate Agreement, while holding his 2-year-old granddaughter. At COP21 in December 2015, Kerry said, "The world has come together around an agreement that will empower us to chart a new path for our planet – a smart and responsible path, a sustainable path. And extraordinarily, we are 196 delegations, 186 plans. That is a remarkable global commitment." (U.S. State Department)

Planet Forward
The Planet Forward Advisory Board member explains his unconventional opinion about how he felt toward the withdrawal from the Paris agreement.

In Pittsburgh, which famously was compared to Paris in President Trump's Paris Accord withdrawal speech, protesters gather weekly to share their views with Sen. Pat Toomey. On March 3 — even before the withdrawal announcement — their focus was the environment. (Mark Dixon/Blue Lens via Flickr)

SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
After Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement, now what? What should Americans with a sense of concern and responsibility for global climate outcomes be focusing on?
Planet Forward
This is the first in our series of Expert Voices sharing their thoughts on how we move the planet forward following the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.

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