Donald Trump dragging US ‘back to the past’ by promoting coal and ditching Paris climate accord, Vatican warns

June 19, 2017   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , , ,

Donald Trump is taking the US “back to the past” with his decision to withdraw the country from the Paris Agreement on climate change and efforts to revitalise the coal industry, a senior Vatican official has said.

Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, told Reuters that people should trust scientists to describe the world around them, comparing those who did not to flat-Earthers.

The Argentinian cleric suggested the quality of science teaching in the US was partly to blame for the refusal by many to accept established facts about climate change, saying the German public was “more educated in sciences and believe in science”.

 

Read More: Donald Trump dragging US ‘back to the past’ by promoting coal and ditching Paris climate accord, Vatican warns | The Independent

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