Trump: Climate Change ‘Not a Big Problem’

‘We have nuclear climate change and that’s what our problem is’

HAASS: “Donald, it’s Richard Haass. The pope is going to be coming to this country in a couple of days and one of the issues he's really made central to his own period in office is climate change. Last night there was some conversation about it. People talked about George Shultz and the carbon tax, other people of other ideas. Where do you come out? How seriously do you take it? What do you think the United States ought to be doing about it?”
TRUMP: “I consider climate change to be not one of our big problems. I consider it to be not a big problem at all. I think it's weather, I think it’s weather changes. There could be some man made something. But, you know, if you look at China, they are doing nothing about it, other countries have doing nothing about it, it’s a big planet. I do not view – I view climate change as -- big problem we have is nuclear climate change. That's what climate change is and that’s our problems. I am a little surprised -- Putin is doing it -- I don't believe Putin is a believer at all. Putin is doing it for his own economic advantage if he is actually in favor of climate change.”

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