Trump’s Response To Climate Change Report: ‘I Don’t Believe It’

Trump’s Response To Climate Change Report: ‘I Don’t Believe It’

The report, written with the help of more than a dozen USA government agencies and departments, said the effects of climate change would harm human health, damage infrastructure, limit water availability, alter coastlines and increase costs in various industries.

The fifth installment would be due during President Trump's second term if he's re-elected.

One benefit the report may have, even despite a lack of media coverage, may be to weaken the administration's legal case to gut environmental standards, such as the freeze in federal fuel-economy rules, which is already being challenged in court. Instead, the Trump administration dropped the report on the afternoon of Black Friday, a period when politicians infamously dump news that they don't want to garner attention.

"With continued growth in emissions at historic rates, annual losses in some economic sectors are projected to reach hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century - more than the current gross domestic product (GDP) of many USA states", the report says.

It concluded that climate change was man-made, and would have devastating effects on the world's economy unless addressed soon.

Trump's comments on Friday were not all that surprising given the president's past rhetoric on climate change.

The report anticipates that if significant steps aren't taken to reduce global warming, it could cut 10 percent off American gross domestic product by 10 percent by 2100.

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It warns that the danger of destructive weather events - from powerful storms to extremely dry weather and wildfires - is worsening.

But the report, vetted by 13 government agencies, holds out hope that agriculture can adapt to climate change with "planting decisions, farming practices and the use of technology". It's now CLIMATE CHANGE'.

The White House responded to the report by misrepresenting scientists' work and promising "fuller information" in the next analysis.

"What the USA needs to do is participate in a long-term conversation about how you get to innovation, and it's going to need to be a conversation again that doesn't start with alarmism", Sasse said. The climate crisis is a threat to our communities, economy and planet.

"All the proposals I've seen so far that would address any of these issues would devastate the US economy and have little or no benefit that is demonstrable from our standpoint", he said. In fact, Trump's 2016 presidential campaign pledge of reviving the country's coal industry is gaining momentum.

USA greenhouse-gas emissions have decreased a bit lately.

The study also dives into what is causing all this climate change - us. I believe there's change, and I believe it goes up and it goes down, and it goes up again'. "It's not enough to think it's 'important.' We must make it urgent", she tweeted. We need bold action, not denials.

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