Donald Trump and the Environment

No he isn’t fit to be in charge of these matters, and nor is anyone else. If you don’t vote, you may not criticise the outcome of the election, but you can certainly criticise politicians. Of course we don’t expect readers of this blog would endorse any presidential candidate.

Fighting The Biocrisis

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So, it’s election day in the US and the world is waiting to see who will be their next president: Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton. In this article focus on Donald Trump  and what he has (or hasn’t) said regarding the environment if he ends up in office. Sources for all the information are listed at the end.

Denial of Climate Change

Firstly, Trump doesn’t outline any environmental policy on the issues section of his campaign site. To my mind this indicates he doesn’t think the environment is a worthwhile issue and there is information to back up this theory; he denies climate change. It is well known that back in 2012 he tweeted “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” He hasn’t deleted this tweet, so presumably he still believes this. In fact, if he were to be elected…

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