Being inappropriate is my trademark, so will sexual favors work? Whatever it takes to get these people in power to stop denying climate change. To the new EPA chief — who replaced the even more inappropriate Scott Pruitt — I’d like to say: You have children, and your children will have children, so think about how they want to grow up. Even Syria, despite its ongoing war, has signed on to the Paris climate agreement. This is a country at war with itself, and yet they’ve seen fit not to battle Mother Nature. So why are we?