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PoliticsTrump blasts CNN for ignoring 'facts' on climate ahead of 2020 forum

01:45  05 september  2019
01:45  05 september  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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( CNN ) Former Massachusetts Gov. Weld also slammed Trump 's attitude toward climate change and his confrontational style toward the press. And, while Weld sees blame on both sides of the aisle for the divisiveness coming from Washington, he said Trump is the "grand master" of the problem.

Facts First. 2020 Election. La Malbaie, Quebec ( CNN ) President Donald Trump planned an early exit from the Group of Seven talks here Saturday And he departed before the summit officially concludes, skipping the section focused on climate change and the environment and sending an aide in his place.

President Donald Trump blasted CNN Wednesday afternoon just ahead of its climate-focused Democratic presidential forum, arguing it would likely ignore key "facts."

Trump blasts CNN for ignoring 'facts' on climate ahead of 2020 forum© Getty Images Trump blasts CNN for ignoring 'facts' on climate ahead of 2020 forum

"8 FACTS that #FakeNewsCNN will ignore in tonight's "Climate Forum," Trump said in a series of tweets.

The president went on to list points defending the role his administration has played in cleaning the country's air and reducing emissions, echoing similar talking points he made during his July White House speech on America's energy leadership.

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"1. Which country has the largest carbon emission reduction? AMERICA! 2. Who has dumped the most carbon into the air? CHINA! 3. 91% of the world's population are exposed to air pollution above the World Health Organization's suggested level. NONE ARE IN THE U.S.A.!," he said in the thread.

Trump touted America's leadership in "world energy production," and claimed the U.S. leads on clean air and water.

He also warned that the Democrats' various climate plans would all lead to increases in energy bills and gasoline costs.

The U.S. last year became the top global producer of natural gas, a point Trump has routinely boasted as he compared the country's energy dominance with its environmental cleanliness.

However, recent federal reports show that carbon emissions cuts are slowing down under Trump, and bad air days have increased.

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( CNN ) President Donald Trump has said he doesn't believe that climate change is a hoax -- but added Sunday night that "it'll change back again." In the wake of a report from the global scientific authority on climate change warning that governments around the world must take "rapid, far-reaching and

( CNN ) President Donald Trump plans to depart from this weekend's Group of 7 summit in Canada several hours early, the White House announced Thursday The White House said Trump would depart mid-morning on Saturday, skipping sessions on climate change and the environment.

Many of the Democratic candidates say their climate plans would provide support to households, especially in low-income communities, to help with the clean energy transition. Some note that cost increases are necessary in the face of the looming climate crisis.

Trump's tweets come as CNN hosts the country's first town hall focused entirely on climate change. The seven-hour event will host the top 10 highest-polling Democratic presidential hopefuls, all of whom have rolled out their own plans to fight climate change.

Many of those plans run directly counter to Trump's policies, including placing moratoriums on drilling on public land, ending fracking and transitioning away from coal and natural gas.

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