Politics 27-11-2018

Trump says he does not believe in his own government's climate change report

The report warns that global warming "will cause increasing losses for American infrastructure and properties."

US President Donald Trump has told reporters he does not believe in the warnings of his own government's recent report on the negative consequences of climate change for the United States.

"I've seen it, I've read something about it, and it's fine," the president said Monday. "I do not think so," Trump made clear. As he pointed out, "this is the moment in which we have been the cleanest". "But if we're clean and all the other places on Earth are dirty, that's not so good, so I want clean air, I want clean water, it's very important," he said.

The government report on Climate National Assessment, prepared by 13 federal agencies and published a few days ago, predicts that global warming will have a negative impact on all of life's orders in the United States. in the last decades of the century and it will cost your economyhundreds of billions of dollars.

In particular, the document warns that climate change "will cause increasing losses for American infrastructure and properties and will impede the rate of economic growth during this century."

However, the conclusions of the report contradict the environmental policy of the Donald Trump Administration, which since its arrival at the White House has been dismantlingthe climatic protections established by its predecessor.


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