But the world still deforests 15 billion trees every year. Since the beginning of human civilization, the global tree count has fallen by 46 percent. And warming trends are increasing drought risk and shrinking geographic ranges for trees. If we continue at this pace, we will have less and less forest cover, whether we like it or not. And that is a bigger problem than a couple of pesky summer thunderstorms.
The first American settlers cut down millions of trees to deliberately engineer climate change
Stephanie Buck

Yet there are still millions of Americans who deny climate change and global warming. Scientific indifference will be the biggest fault of humanity.