So, CAN the United States be a force for good when it comes to protecting Mother Earth? It depends on the environmental promises of each of the Parties, but also on the integrity of the US democratic system.
The greatest threat ever to human survival — yes, our species — will not feature highly in this year’s US presidential election contest. The climate and planet Earth did not feature big in the big US national convention speeches. The Republican speeches failed to recognize climate change at all and the Democrat ones all but failed to recognize the climate emergency.