Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

"I don't think it's a hoax, I think there's probably a difference", Trump told Lesley Stahl. "The climate has varied over billions of years, millions of years, hundreds of thousands of years, thousands of years, hundreds of years and decades". It must be accepted that the possibility of Trump returning to his original stance is always alive, as he feels climate commitment will subvert his country's interests.

Most scientists link a warming planet with storms that are more intense.

Marc Morano, who runs the website Climate Depot, which rejects climate science, wrote that it was "scientifically, politically and economically accurate". Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has repeatedly rejected the president past claim that climate change was a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world's temperature and human activity is a major reason.

'I think something is happening. "The coming decade is critical in the fi ght to protect the people we love and our planet from risky climate change", Buckingham said. But it could very well go back.

The launch event was held at Imperial College London and hosted by the College's Grantham Institute - Climate Change and the Environment, and was the first of many events held around the United Kingdom during the week. But the more he delays the commitment, the more hard it will be for the world to claw back from the changes wrought upon us by that change taking place so visibly.

MPs spent their first day back in Parliament after Thanksgiving break debating the perils of climate change. On the current record, the Court concludes that President Trump is not essential to effective relief because "plaintiffs' injures can be referred fully by inductive [or declaratory] relief against the remaining defendants".

"Trump can crystallize the big picture for the general public in a single punchline or phrase", Lewis wrote in an email.

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Trump, on Tuesday, confirmed that he received a copy of the report.

But if you look at Climate Depot's analysis here, you'll find copious links to the evidence that supports every one of Trump's claims.

Even left-leaning Variety has grudgingly admitted: "60 Minutes was outmatched by Trump".

The president says he doesn't want to spend trillions of dollars and lose millions of jobs by cutting emissions. He then accused Stahl of having "an agenda" for asking about climate science.

Donald Trump may not think climate change is a "hoax" anymore, but the president made clear he still doubts whether humans are driving the phenomenon and thinks the whole thing could reverse itself.

"Distilled down to its essence, it gives two key messages: one of hope - we can limit climate change to 1.5 C of warming and avoid the worst impacts of climate change - and one of urgency - we need to decarbonize as much as possible, as fast as possible, including halving global emissions by 2030 and reaching net zero by 2050".

The plaintiffs say in the lawsuit that extreme weather events, such as flooding, caused them emotional trauma and damage to their health, safety, cultural practices, food security and economic stability.

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