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White House official says Trump is only concerned about climate change he can observe

Original story at thinkprogress.org• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago

thinkprogress.org 2 weeks ago

 
This year is the first in U.S. history in which two Atlantic Category 4 hurricanes hit the country. As the latest of those storms — Hurricane Irma — neared Florida over the weekend, it was one of three swirling in the Atlantic Ocean basin at the same time. These unusual and dangerous events will become more frequent as the climate continues to change, and yet it’s unclear whether President Trump even accepts climate science. Around the time he ordered the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement on June 1, his press aides repeatedly dodged questions about the president’s stance ...
 
 
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Trump officials struggle to explain his climate denial in the wake of Harvey and Irma https://t.co/SaY9xRvm9x
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White House official says Trump is only concerned about climate change he can observe https://t.co/XqyQ13Glx5 https://t.co/vXoBwQome3