Some highly controversial Tweets about climate change posted by former US President Donald J. Trump were discovered in November 2012. In a tweet by Donald J. Trump from 2012 November, he said that “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive”.
As per the investigation conducted by the Rumor Scanner team, it has been found that climate change is not a political tool invented by the Chinese. Rather, Climate Change is real. It is to be mentioned that the difference between “weather” and “climate change” is important to know.
The weather change is dependent on various factors, which is often confused with climate change. And the deniers of Climate Change refer mainly to weather change. The proper definition of “Climate Change” can be quoted from Oxford Dictionarywhich states it as “changes in the earth’s weather, including changes in temperature, wind patterns and rainfall, especially the increase in the temperature of earth’s atmosphere that is caused by the increase of particular gases, especially carbon dioxide.”
According to Forbes, climate change will have some negative consequences on manufacturing in the United States, but those effects will only be amplified in China, the world’s largest manufacturer.
Therefore, the claim made by former U.S. President Donald J. Trump in 2012 that “the concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive” is false.
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