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Unreal - from Vanity Fair:

TRUMP DEALS FINAL DEATH BLOW TO THE PLANET
In the 476 months that he’s been in office, Donald Trump has made it abundantly clear that he would like the earth to die in a fire—literally. In that time he has abandoned the Paris climate agreement; unveiled a proposal to freeze rules on planet-warming pollution from cars and trucks; claimed wind turbines aren’t a viable source of energy because the sound they make “causes cancer”; and hired a guy who believes carbon dioxide has been demonized like “Jews under Hitler” to discredit the findings of 13 federal agencies that increased levels of CO2 pose a national emergency. But it was only today that his pièce de résistance, when it comes to letting climate change really rip, was officially put into place.

Where to start... 476 months? 476/12 = 39.66 years.
Trump never said: "earth to die in a fire"
None of the Paris climate agreement signatories have followed the proscriptions
Dr. Happer's "Jews under Hitler" quote is a fabrication - first published in the NY Times, never redacted.
The 13 federal agencies are affiliated with NASA and the NWS - both have become heavily politicized and need to be cleaned out.

One little bit more from the article:

On Wednesday, the administration officially replaced Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan with an alternative it cooked up called the Affordable Clean Energy rule.

The Clean Power Plan never went into effect. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on its implementation in 2016.

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