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Trump Shifts Tone on Climate Change, Environmentalists Scoff

  • Says there is ‘some’ link between humans and global warming
  • Sierra Club says president-elect ‘kidding nobody on climate’
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Donald Trump, who called climate change a hoax during his campaign and vowed to pull out of the Paris accord, now says global warming might be real after all.

The Republican president-elect told the New York Times Tuesday that perhaps humans are to blame for the rising temperatures that are melting polar ice caps and have been linked to extreme weather around the world.