US President Donald Trump has said that the East Coast “could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming” as harsh cold temperatures are expected to freeze large areas of the country this holiday weekend.
“In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record,” Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday.
“Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!” he added.
While weather refers to the atmospheric conditions during a shorter period and climate is a longer view of weather patterns, the president did not acknowledge the difference between the two.
Trump has labeled climate change a “hoax,” defying widening international support for the Paris Climate Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
He has argued that the concept of global warming has been “created by and for the Chinese in order to make US…