Trump Says Climate Change Is Not a Hoax

Monday, 15 October 2018 20:19 WIB

U.S. President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax. In an interview broadcast Sunday, Trump told CBS-TV's 60 Minutes "I think something's happening. Something's changing and it'll change back again...I'm not denying climate change, but it could very well go back. You know, we're talking about over millions of years." Trump has over the years called global warming a hoax and had once called it a Chinese plot aimed at wrecking the U.S. economy. Trump told 60 Minutes he does not know if global waning is manmade, despite the scientific research showing that...

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