Trump tweets false claim regarding climate change

The US president has tweeted a claim regarding climate change that is false. 

He seemed to be tweeting a statement he watched on Fox News on Tuesday morning, writing, “Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace: “The whole climate crisis is not only Fake News, it’s Fake Science. There is no climate crisis, there’s weather and climate all around the world, and in fact carbon dioxide is the main building block of all life.”

However,  the Greenpeace organisation refutes Mr Moore’s claims that he is an environmental expert and have indicated that he was not responsible for creating the group.

Greenpeace stated, of Moore, that:  “He also exploits long-gone ties with Greenpeace to sell himself as a speaker and pro-corporate spokesperson, usually taking positions that Greenpeace opposes.”

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1 Response

  1. Here is some more information on Patrick Moore:

    From Greenpeace:
    https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/news/greenpeace-statement-on-patric/

    From DeSmog:
    https://www.desmogblog.com/patrick-moore

    From Wikipedia:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Moore_(consultant)

    From PolluterWatch – an examination of his contradictory statements on climate science:
    http://polluterwatch.org/blog/patrick-moore-versus-patrick-moore-scientist-climate-change-greenpeace

    I work for Greenpeace USA, and I authored the article in the last link, for disclosure.

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