President Trump’s administration has been overtly hostile toward policies that would address climate change. Some of their actions include pulling out of the Paris Climate Accords, burying reports on the effects of climate change, and claiming that climate change is a hoax.
“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.”
On January 1, 2014, he tweeted: This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop. Our planet is freezing, record low temps, and our GW scientists are stuck in ice.
“Well, I think the climate change is just a very, very expensive form of tax. A lot of people are making a lot of money. I know much about climate change. I’d be — received environmental awards. And I often joke that this is done for the benefit of China. Obviously, I joke. But this is done for the benefit of China, because China does not do anything to help climate change. They burn everything you could burn; they couldn’t care less. They have very — you know, their standards are nothing. But they — in the meantime, they can undercut us on price. So it’s very hard on our business.”