I believe that the most pressing global issue that we face today is climate change. It is the most significant to me because not everyone believes that it is happening. The world is reaching record high temperatures every day, and there are people who just do not see what happening right in front of them.
This is also a dangerous situation because people in leadership positions that don't believe in this problem are not going to do anything about it until it is too late. Recently in the United States, people who hold office positions show that they do not believe in climate change. The new president does not see climate change as a problem, so in return he has appointed like minded people to government agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA nominee Scott Pruitt's stance on climate is exceptionally different than the beliefs of previous leaders. The more people put in positions that don’t believe in the problem will not move to fix