Speaking to reporters at the White House, when asked about climate change
Yeah, I don’t believe it no, no, I don’t believe it and here’s the other thing. You’re gonna have to have China and Japan and all of Asia and all of these other countries you know addresses our country. Right now, we’re at the cleanest we’ve ever been.
Climate Change Denier
22 Mar 2016WASHINGTONPOST.com
In an interview with The Washington Post
I think there’s a change in weather. I am not a great believer in man-made climate change. I’m not a great believer. There is certainly a change in weather that goes – if you look, they had global cooling in the 1920s and now they have global warming, although now they don’t know if they have global warming. They call it all sorts of different things; now they’re using “extreme weather” I guess more than any other phrase. I am not – I know it hurts me with this room, and I know it’s probably a killer with this room – but I am not a believer. Perhaps there’s a minor effect, but I’m not a big believer in man-made climate change.
Climate Change DenierCriticizes China
18 Jan 2016FOXNEWS.com
In an interview with Fox News
I think the climate change is just a very, very expensive form of tax. A lot of people are making a lot of money. I know much about climate change. I’d be—received environmental awards. And I often joke that this is done for the benefit of China. Obviously, I joke. But this is done for the benefit of China, because China does not do anything to help climate change. They burn everything you could burn; they couldn’t care less. They have very—you know, their standards are nothing. But they—in the meantime, they can undercut us on price. So it’s very hard on our business.