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READ: NOAA Climate Tweets ‘Winter Storms Don’t Prove That Global Warming Isn’t Happening’ the Morning After Donald Trump’s ‘Global Waming’ Tweet

Ouch.
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump looks on during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump and President Moon will hold an Oval Office meeting and then give joint statements in the Rose Garden. (Photo by Olivier Douliery - Pool/Getty Images)

For instance, the President’s denial of expert opinions and overestimation of his own knowledge. This isn’t a first either. Last year, multiple federal agencies compiled a report stressing the inevitable threat of unmitigated climate change. Trump’s response to the report by his own officials? “I don’t believe it.”

He later said:

“One of the problems that a lot of people like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence, but we’re not necessarily such believers. You look at our air and our water, and it’s right now at a record clean. But when you look at China and you look at parts of Asia and when you look at South America, and when you look at many other places in this world, including Russia, including — just many other places — the air is incredibly dirty.”

Many feel that Trump has stood so adamantly against facts for so long that merely pointing out truth constitutes “throwing shade” at the President.

Hopefully, it won’t take disaster for climate change deniers to come to terms with the truth.

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