If the Republican nominee is elected the next president of the United States, Trump will be the only leader who denies climate change, contending that the phenomenon is just a hoax.
Even though the GOP candidate had many public appearances in which he declared that the notion of climate change is a “myth” or a “con job,” he did urge every US ally to reduce carbon emissions. Germany, France, Great Britain, Canada, and Japan were among the countries that were politely asked by the Republican nominee to change their climate-hurting habits.
President Xi Jinping, the leader of China, declared that he is currently trying to phase out all of the coal-powered plants and replace them with solar panels and wind turbines.
Even Kim Jong Un, the reclusive and eccentric leader of North Korea, participated at the Paris conference last year and signed the accord, promising to plant new forests in an effort to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases.
King Salman, the leader of Saudi Arabia and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, both countries depending on the production of oil, admitted that climate change is affected by the practices. The leaders gave their words that they will try to implement new measures to protect the planet from the effects of climate change.
“Being highly vulnerable to climate change and actions and plans to address it, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be engaged in several actions to address climate change and make its development more sustainable,” King Salman declared last year.
On the other hand, Donald Trump is convinced that climate change is an elaborate Chinese plot meant to weaken the economy of the United States. The GOP leader even stated tweeted at some point that:
“The entire country is FREEZING – we desperately need a heavy dose of global warming, and fast! Ice caps size reaches all-time high.”
In the case in which the GOP candidate wins the presidential elections, Donald Trump will be the only leader who denies climate change. What is even more disquieting is the fact that almost all of the members of the Lincoln party adopted Trump’s views on climate change.
Ironically, one of Trump’s businesses invoked the rise in sea levels in order to get a permit to build a stone wall between the Atlantic Ocean and his “Trump International Golf Links and Hotel in Ireland.”
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