Donald Trump on Dire Government Climate Report: 'I Don't Believe It'

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Government climate report warns of worsening US disasters

Previous research, including from USA government scientists, has also concluded that climate change could have severe economic consequences, including damage to infrastructure, water supplies and agriculture. He also pointed out that it focused on the climate change consequences that would be borne by the USA - even though it is a global problem.

The report says more than 90 percent of the current warming is caused by humans.

"This demonstrates once again that Donald Trump is not an individual to be taken seriously on any topic, let alone matters as serious as climate change", Michael Mann, a climate scientist at Pennsylvania State University, said to HuffPost last week about the president's "cold blast" tweet.

The report draws stronger conclusions than three earlier National Climate Assessments in 2000, 2009, and 2014, noting that these types of natural disasters have been increasing in the last 15 years, and that the chances of having more such events going forward are increasing.

The report, called the Fourth National Climate Assessment, was released on November 23.

The report also said projections of damage could change if greenhouse gas emissions were curbed, although numerous impacts of climate change, like powerful storms, droughts and flooding, have already begun.

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The report puts a dollar figure on the economic damages from unmitigated climate change.

The measure, signed by almost 200 countries, sets rules for fighting climate change.

Trump says, "I don't believe it". Days after it went out, reporters were still writing news stories and Republican lawmakers were pressed to respond to its findings on Sunday news shows - including on Fox News. It could be warming and it's going to start to cool at some point... "It addresses our country", he said. "Rural communities, where economies are more tightly interconnected with agriculture than with other sectors, are particularly vulnerable to the agricultural volatility related to climate". "And so I have yet to see a proposal that would bring this about". The administration also has a campaign for the production of fossil fuels like coal.

"We have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, work on adaptation and mitigation, and explore technology solutions such as geoengineering and carbon capture and sequestration", Johnson added.

Incoming Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY used the report to continue pushing her colleagues to take a more aggressive stance on climate policy. "It's not enough to think it's 'important.' We must make it urgent", she tweeted. We need some fast!

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