Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.
A day after an international team of scientists issued a dire warning about the severe and deadly consequences the world will soon face if action is not taken immediately to slow the rate of climate change, Trump finally responded. Well, sort of.
Trump didn’t say whether he accepts the findings from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which warned that the world has only about 12 years to dramatically cut carbon emissions before the impact of climate change becomes irreversible.
Nor did Trump say whether the U.S. will join the global community in trying to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change by implementing stricter controls on pollution-causing emissions and investing in clean energy.…