President Donald trump takes part in a food and also supply circulation at the mounties Chapel in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico ~ above Oct. 3, 2017. Practically two weeks after Hurricane Maria thrashed with the U.S. Territory, much of the islands remains short of food and without access to power or drinking water.Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP (Getty Images)

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“I’m one environmentalist. A many of people don’t understand that. Ns think ns know more about the atmosphere than many people.” — Donald Trump, Aug. 26, 2019


Flames come close come houses throughout the Blue Ridge Fire top top Oct. 27, 2020 in Chino Hills, California. Strong Santa Ana Winds gusting to more than 90 miles every hour have actually driven the Blue Ridge Fire and Silverado Fire across thousands that acres, grounding firefighting aircraft, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and also gravely injuring 2 firefighters. Much more than 8,200 wildfires have actually burned throughout a record 4 million-plus acres so much this year, much more than twin the previous record. Photo: David McNew (Getty Images)
“Ice storm rolls indigenous Texas come Tennessee - ns in Los Angeles and also it’s freezing. Worldwide warming is a total, and an extremely expensive, hoax!” — Donald Trump, Dec. 6, 2013


Homes ruined by Hurricane Michael are displayed in this aerial picture on Oct. 11, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Florida. The hurricane hit the panhandle area with classification 4 winds causing major damage.Photo: kris O’Meara-Pool (Getty Images)
“When he states buildings, they desire to take buildings down due to the fact that they desire to do bigger windows into smaller windows. As much as they’re concerned, if you had no window, it would be a lovely thing.” — Donald Trump, Oct. 22, 2020


Smoke is seen increasing from what is report to it is in a chemical tree fire ~ Hurricane Laura passed through the area top top Aug. 27, 2020 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The hurricane fight with an effective winds resulting in extensive damage to the city.Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)
“The principle of global warming was produced by and for the Chinese in stimulate to make U.S. Production non-competitive.”— Donald Trump, Nov. 6, 2012


Claire mourns together she watch the damage caused through Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida on Oct. 12, 2018.Photo: Hector Retamal/AFP (Getty Images)
“I’m not denying climate change. However it could really well walk back. You know, we’re talking about over a millions of years. Lock say that we had hurricanes that were far worse 보다 what we just had with Michael.” — Donald Trump, Oct. 14, 2018


A guy sits in the the shade of his umbrella in ~ the Dog Park under high anxiety power present in Redondo Beach, California on Aug. 16, 2020. California notified rolling strength outages for the an initial time because 2001 as a statewide heat wave strained its electrical system.Photo: Apu Gomes/AFP (Getty Images)
“There is a cooling, and also there’s a heating. I mean, look, it supplied to no be climate change, it supplied to be global warming. That wasn’t working as well well due to the fact that it was acquiring too cold everywhere the place.” -Donald Trump, Jan. 28, 2018

Yuba and Butte county Sheriff officers search for bodies at a melted residence in Paradise, California, on Nov. 10, 2018 in the wake of the Camp Fire.Photo: mock Edelson/AFP (Getty Images)
“They take a shower and also water comes dripping out, just dripping out, an extremely quietly dripping out. People are flushing bathrooms 10 times, 15 times, as opposed to once.” — Donald Trump, Dec. 6, 2019

People evacuate in a boat from their residences after the area was inundated through flooding from Hurricane Harvey top top Aug. 28, 2017 in Houston.Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)
“Climate adjust is an extremely important to me. I’ve done countless environmental impact statements in mine life, and also I believe really strongly in very, an extremely crystal clear clean water and also clean air.” — Donald Trump, Dec. 3, 2019

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Include anAn exterior view of the ballpark before the game in between the san Francisco Giants and the Seattle Mariners at Oracle Park on Sept. 9, 2020 in san Francisco, California. Exhilaration from various wildfires burning throughout Northern California has blanketed the city in one orange glow.Photo: Lachlan Cunningham (Getty Images)
“Nothing’s a hoax around that. The a very serious subject. Ns a huge believer in the word, the environment.” — Donald Trump, Jan. 9, 2020