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Trump’s Statement on Paris Agreement is “Mostly False”

President Donald Trump stated, in a letter received by Professor Neil Leary, that “little would change for our climate under the Paris Agreement”.  Under the rankings used to gauge the accuracy of statements by Politifact this on can be considered … Continue reading

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Checking Donald Trump

Truth-O-Meter:  Half-True: Partially accurate, but excludes important context. In June of 2017, Donald Trump made the drastic decision to pull the United States out of the long negotiated Paris Agreement. While this may have not been a major surprise, as … Continue reading

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Fact-Checking Trump

Donald Trump has made some pretty bold claims in his short time serving as our president, but what are charismatic statements without truth- propaganda perhaps? The Politifact website shows, the majority of Trump’s statements are False, a recorded 33% of … Continue reading

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President Trump’s New Promise: The Erosion of America’s Global Leadership in Climate Change Action

“Continued participation in the Paris Agreement would be fundamentally unfair to American taxpayers. It would require the transfer of billions of their hard-earned dollars to other countries through the ‘Green Climate Fund.’” Truth-O-Meter rating: mostly false (contains an element of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Mitigation in a World Combating Climate Change

During the 2nd half of the 20th century, scientists from different parts of the world began to conduct research on the effects that a developing world was having on the environment. They noticed that the temperature, the level of the … Continue reading

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