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The Biggest Climate Lies of 2018
Spoiler alert: President Trump told a bunch of them.
It was a horrifying year for the climate. California faced its deadliest wildfire in modern recorded history. Ice caps continued to melt at near record-breaking rates. And according to damning reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—and Trump’s own administration—it’s only going to get worse.
But rather than address the problem head-on, Trump and other right-wing climate deniers made matters worse by spreading backwards, misleading, and downright dangerous claims. Here are six of the worst offenders.