“No. No. I have a strong opinion: I want great climate, we’re going to have that,” he replied.
Trump is asked if the seeing the devastation from the California wildfires has changed his opinion on climate change.— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 17, 2018
Trump: "No. No. I have a strong opinion: I want great climate." (via CNN) pic.twitter.com/1OwvGH2Ucq
Twitter users were left scratching their heads at the president’s response, with one going so far as to label it “the single most idiotic thing I’ve heard out of him yet.”
"We're going to have a great climate." OMG this is the single most idiotic thing I've heard out of him yet and that's saying a LOT— Amy it must end Wolf (@Airmit106) November 17, 2018
Alexa, add 'Great Climate' to cart please! pic.twitter.com/Av6dr04AIv— TheTruthWorksBest (@KPSmallBiz) November 17, 2018
It’ll be a great climate. The best climate. Many people have said so.— Jeannette Chiappone (@JeannetteChips) November 17, 2018
WHEN YOURE DONE MOWING, RAKE THE FLOOR. I WANT GREAT CLIMATE!! pic.twitter.com/mt07A6uVnb— WeeHalfPint (@weehalfpintt) November 17, 2018
Some day we'll carve "I have a strong opinion: I want great climate" on our civilization's gravestone.— John Iadarola (@johniadarola) November 17, 2018
"We're going to have great climate." pic.twitter.com/5l1qnxA0cX— markles (@shrillerthanyou) November 18, 2018
Well, that's taken care of. Trump announced today "I want great climate."— Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) November 17, 2018
Trump several years ago dismissed climate change as a “hoax.” He has since backed off that claim, but as recently as October he expressed skepticism about whether global warming was man-made.
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.