Last night’s first presidential debate brought a lot of heated arguments and even more accusations between the two candidates. While some subjects created more controversy than others, when the GOP candidate is involved, and the subjects of climate change and sustainable energy are added, it’s a recipe for scientific awe.
In numerous previous instances, the Republican candidate has declared that he is a climate change denier, claiming that the notion was invented by the Chinese government in order to steal good old American jobs. Moreover, the Republican candidate overtly supported Sarah Palin, his fellow Republican and contributor to the Climate Hustle movie.
However, in the light of his successful campaign and in an effort to gain more support, Trump decided to deny his denial, stating during the first presidential debate that he never claimed climate change, or global warming, to be a hoax.
Unfortunately, his Twitter posts were not deleted, so the GOP member is, yet again, contradicting himself about the veridicity of the concept of climate change.
The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2012
Climate change denial is not the only conviction that the Republican candidate gave up during last night’s talks. He also claimed that he has always opposed the ongoing Iraq war. And he would have gotten away with the affirmation if CNN didn’t uncover the fact that, prior to 2004, Trump was a fervor supporter of the war.
On the other hand, Clinton stuck by her previous claims of endorsing more sustainable energy projects, thus providing more clean energy in a country that signed the Paris Agreement and pledged to reduce the amount of pollution that is causing the change in climate.
However, the Democratic nominee did claim that she opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership from the beginning, but she was recorded saying that the deal was “the gold standard of trade deals” prior to the signing of the document.
Among other accusations was that of birthism, Trump claimed Clinton had something to do with the rumor stating that Barak Obama wasn’t born in the country.
Clinton also uncovered a ghost of Trump’s declaration past, when he was recorded stating that pregnancy, while a beautiful thing to a mother, can be an inconvenience for business.
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