Trump’s rhetoric reveals the new politics of climate change For years, President Trump has called the climate crisis a “Chinese hoax,” a “big scam” and even a “make-believe problem.” But recently and suddenly, his rhetoric has shifted . This week, while announcing a major weakening of environmental protections, he said of climate change, “nothing’s a hoax about that. It’s a very serious subject.” Has Donald Trump suddenly become worried about rising climate pollution and […]