The only response mustered by the Koch's Daily Caller was a piece complaining that the report uses an extreme emissions scenario to illustrate what the worst effects of unchecked warming might be, echoing the official White House response.
The fifth installment would be due during President Trump's second term if he's re-elected. We need bold action, not denials.
"The climate science is accepted science", Smith said. I believe there's change, and I believe it goes up and it goes down, and it goes up again'. "What WH says is demonstrably false". The U.S. military too, billions of dollars. It explains how the burning of coal, oil and natural gas is affecting different areas of the country and how this affects the US economy, including energy and agriculture. Critics say the timing of this release is not a coincidence.
Donald Trump has dismissed a damning climate change study produced by his own government, simply telling reporters, "I don't believe it". Brutal and Extended Cold Blast could shatter ALL RECORDS - Whatever happened to Global Warming?
Looking toward the future, Davenport and Pierre-Louis write that wildfires similar to those recently seen in California could bombard Southeastern states such as Tennessee and Georgia, which Andrew Light, a report co-author and senior fellow at the World Resources Institute, describes as having "no experience with an annual unsafe fire season, or at least very little".
However, weather and climate are two different things, and "it's just flawed logic to identify a cold day or a week with disproving climate change", explains Marshall Shepherd, an atmospheric sciences professor at the University of Georgia, former president of the American Meteorological Society and host of the "Weather Geeks" podcast.
The report disputes those notions.
Last year, President Trump announced plans to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement. Trump has a long history of denying climate change.
On the "Fox News Sunday" program, Sen.
The National Climate Assessment predicts the consequences of climate change would force people to migrate from coastal communities vulnerable to the impacts of sea level rise, high tide flooding, saltwater intrusion and storm surge. "But that starts with some discussion of the magnitude of the challenge, the global elements to it and how the USA shouldn't just do this as a feel-good measure but some sort of innovative proposal". Mike Lee (R-Utah) acknowledged that fossil fuel consumption can harm the planet but said he was waiting to hear climate policy proposals that did not harm the economy.
"I've seen it, I've read some of it, and it's fine", he said. A threat that we watched move from possible, to present, to past. "And innovation can be choked out through excessive government regulation".
It also said projections of damage could change if greenhouse gas emissions were curbed, although numerous impacts of climate change, like powerful storms, droughts and flooding, have already begun.
An earlier portion of the climate change report was released in November 2017 and found "no convincing alternative explanation" for the changing climate other than "human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases".
"In Alaska, a tribal health organization is developing adaptation strategies to address physical and mental health challenges driven by climate change and other environmental changes", the authors write.
While Breitbart didn't point it out, AOC, pretty much the new gold standard for Democratic calls for strong climate action, actually made a fundamental error in her tweet.
The cascading impacts of climate change threaten the natural, built and social systems we rely on, both within and beyond the nation's borders. "It's not enough to think it's 'important.' We must make it urgent".