Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Donald Trump No Longer Thinks Global Warming Is A Hoax But Believes The Climate Will 'Change Back' By Itself

"Something's changing and it'll change back again", he said on the most recent episode of 60 Minutes. "But I don't think you should bring your point of view ― she was trying to win over the president with her point of view".

Verdict: False The US government's own Climate Science Special Report, published under Trump, finds that "it is extremely likely that human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases, are the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century", and that over the last century "there is no convincing alternative explanation supported by the extent of the observational evidence".

"Something's changing and it'll change back again", Trump said.

Last week's report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - the leading global body evaluating climate change - warned the world was heading towards a temperature rise of 3C.

He said the political people in Washington have changed his thinking. But I don't know that it's man-made. I don't wanna give trillions and trillions of dollars.

He also accused scientists of having a "political agenda", but didn't elaborate on either of the claims. I will say this. I don't wanna lose millions and millions of jobs.

The report released last week by the IPCC says climate change can only be stopped if the world makes major, and costly, changes.

What has Mr Trump previously said?

Mr. Trump, who is scheduled on Monday to visit areas of Georgia and Florida damaged by Hurricane Michael, also expressed doubt over scientists' findings linking the changing climate to more powerful hurricanes.

In response, Trump told Stahl, "You don't know whether or not that would have happened with or without man".

Keeping to the target of 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming against pre-industrial levels agreed to in the internationally-backed Paris climate change agreement of 2015 will mean "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society", it added.

It sparked speculation that the former reality television star still believed climate change was invented.

US President Donald Trump on Monday described himself a true environmentalist, but asserted that his administration's climate actions were not meant to put American businesses out of business.

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