Theresa May will raise the issue of climate change with Donald Trump during his upcoming visit to the UK, Downing Street has told BBC News. The confirmation coincides with UK climate researchers asking the prime minister to “robustly challenge” President Trump on the topic. In a letter to Mrs May, 250 academics say the president’s “reckless approach is a threat to the whole world”.
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Theresa May must confront President Donald Trump about his reckless, life-endangering approach to climate change during his state visit this week, according to hundreds of leading academics. Some 250 scientists from UK research institutions condemn President Trump’s climate scepticism, in particular his obstruction of the 2015 global Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5C. “President Trump’s refusal to accept and address global climate change is putting at risk lives and livelihoods of current and future generations in the UK,” said Bob Ward, director of policy for the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change, who co-ordinated the letter.
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The Mayor of London has urged the Prime Minister to challenge Donald Trump on America’s stance on climate change, saying she should tell him to “stop governing in self-interest.” In an interview with Unearthed, Sadiq Khan – who has clashed with the US president over floating babies and terror attacks – said the UK must try to convince Trump that he’s “bang out of order” on climate change — which he regularly mocks, as well as scrapping policies designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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