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Tomlinson: Only one presidential candidate is serious about climate change

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Tomlinson: Only one presidential candidate is serious about climate change

President Donald Trump speaks during a wildfires briefing at the Sacramento McClellan Airport in McClellan Park, Calif., Sept. 14, 2020. The explosion of wildfires across the West has opened a new battleground in the critical competition for suburban voters between Trump and Joe Biden, with growing evidence that climate change is an acute “It’ll start getting cooler. You just watch .”

President Donald Trump summed up his global warming mitigation strategy in just seven words, spoken days before the rest of the world kicks off Climate Week on Monday.

Meanwhile, nearly 100 wildfires are destroying American lives and homes up and down the West Coast due to an extreme drought. For only the second time since people could count tropical storms, five cyclones simultaneously churned through the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

Nine of the 10 hottest years on record have occurred in the last 20 years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say 2020 will go down as one of the five warmest years human have witnessed.

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“The global land and ocean surface temperature for the first eight months of the year was (1.85 degrees Fahrenheit) above average […]

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