Trump: I don’t think science knows about climate

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US President Donald Trump has dismissed concerns over climate change on a visit to fire-ravaged California, telling an official “I don’t think science knows” about global warming.”It’ll start getting cooler, you just watch,” Mr Trump said after he was urged not to “ignore the science”.Blazes in several states have burned vast areas of land and killed at least 36 people since early August.Scientists say human activities have driven up global temperatures.But Mr Trump has blamed poor forest management for the fires that have burned almost 2 million hectares (5 million acres) of land in California, Oregon and Washington state.During his visit to the US West Coast, Mr Trump – who has often denied climate change – repeated his argument on forest management as he met Californian officials involved in the battle against the wildfires.Earlier on Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called Mr Trump “a climate arsonist”.In 2018, the president criticised California’s forest management, pointing to Finland, where he said they raked and cleared the forests to prevent fires.What else did Trump say about climate?When asked by a reporter whether climate change was a factor in the massive …

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