Donald Trump 'doesn't believe' his own administration's climate change warnings

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US President Donald Trump has rejected the findings of a government report that outlines the possible impact of climate change on the US economy.

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

It says warming-charged extremes "have already become more frequent, intense, widespread or of long duration". It's now CLIMATE CHANGE'.

The White House responded to the report by misrepresenting scientists' work and promising "fuller information" in the next analysis.

"The potential for losses in some sectors could reach hundreds of billions of dollars per year by the end of this century", the report said.

The report, the Third National Climate Assessment, also warned of increases in harmful algae blooms off Florida's coast, worsening seasonal allergies for people already made miserable by springtime pollen and heavier rainstorms and flooding in low-lying areas.

Trump's administration - through his EPA - has rolled back or repealed almost every climate policy former President Obama put into place, including greenhouse gas rules for power plants, cars and oil and natural gas drillers.

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Trump, administration officials and elected Republicans frequently say they can't tell how much of climate change is caused by humans and how much is natural.

Inglis, who heads a nonprofit, RepublicEn, which aims to transform his party's stance on global warming, said it's been especially hard for Republicans to embrace a solution when Trump is constantly belittling the science behind it. However, several said the timing of its release, at 2 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving, appeared created to minimize its public impact.

The report estimates that, in the worst case scenario, labor-related losses by the year 2090 will be as much as 155 billion dollars due to the impact of changing weather on working conditions. "As a climate scientist it is nearly surreal".

"I've seen it, I've read some of it, and it's fine", he said.

It was, as I mentioned above, produced by 13 agencies within the Trump administration - the result of Congress, in the 1980s, mandating that this sort of report be submitted every four years as a sort of reference point for lawmakers and legislators. But it said that people must take steps to stop future weather disasters "to avoid substantial damages to the US economy, environment, and human health and well-being over the coming decades". Instead, the Trump administration dropped the report on the afternoon of Black Friday, a period when politicians infamously dump news that they don't want to garner attention. In fact, Trump's 2016 presidential campaign pledge of reviving the country's coal industry is gaining momentum.

Despite the Trump administration's apparent attempt to bury the National Climate Assessment by releasing it the Friday after Thanksgiving, the overwhelming sense of urgency elicited by its alarming findings has been swift. The Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule would take power plant emissions standards out of federal hands and put it in the hands of individual states to develop their own plans to cut pollution.

He ended his commentary saying that it is not necessary to "make climate great again", just make the climate "normal" again.

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