President Trump, pursuing his long-standing crusade to discredit climate science, touted a self-proclaimed environmental expert’s appearance on Fox News Tuesday in support of his views.
“The whole climate crisis is not only Fake News, it’s Fake Science,” Trump tweeted, attributing the quote to Patrick Moore, a climate change denier whom both Trump and “Fox & Friends” identified as a co-founder of Greenpeace. “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.”
President Trump talks to reporters outside the White House on Friday. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/Washington Post via Getty Images)More
“Wow!” the president added after tagging his favorite morning television show.
Greenpeace, a prominent international environmental organization, quickly responded to both Trump and