Trump administration acknowledges 4C warming risk, to justify higher vehicle emissions

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Trump administration acknowledges 4C warming risk, to justify higher vehicle emissions

Washington Post reveals draft statement accepts risk of extreme climate change, and uses it to argue there is no point trying to curb emissions

The inconsistencies in the Trump administration's approach to climate change were again highlighted last week, as reports emerged suggesting government officials accept extreme levels of climate change...

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