What's also scary on more of a shorter wavelength than climate change is that the US is quickly losing its place in the world. The EU and China are striking deals. They're beginning to wonder if the US needs to be involved.
Sure, Kepler is going to say that this is a good thing, but I'd rather like to maintain our place in the world as a leader. That leadership has gotten us to this point. We are as prosperous as we are because of it.