Trump's Stupid and Reckless Climate Decision

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Author(s) Bill McKibben
Source The New York Times
Date June 1, 2017
URL https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/01/opinion/trump-paris-climate-accord.html
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Quotes-start.png Mr. Trump famously called global warming a hoax during the campaign, and with this decision he’s wagering that he was actually right — he’s calling his own bluff. No line of argument in the physical world supports his claim, and no credible authority backs him, not here and not abroad. It’s telling that he simultaneously wants to cut the funding for the satellites and ocean buoys that monitor our degrading climate. Every piece of data they collect makes clear his foolishness. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues against the position United States was right to withdraw on the topic United States withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.