Ignoring something and being absolutely enslaved by it are two very different things.
Do you find it at ironic that people in New York City who have paved a pretty sizable part of the world with concrete and pollute it daily with chemicals, waste, garbage and soot are dead set against drilling for oil in an area of Alaska that is about the size of a good size football stadium and adjacent parking? They can somehow justify the absolute rape and brutal murder of their own part of the world and cannot tolerate the comparative scratch in another part of the world.
Anyway, your individual share of the national debt is about $51,000 and rising like a rocket on the 4th of July. The policies of our national government is to increase this and not pay for it.
How much fun do you want to charge in the national credit card that your children and grandchildren will have to pay back from their own suffering?
Right now, this country has the cleanest air and water that it has enjoyed since WW2. Just how clean is clean enough?
U.S. National Debt Clock