Obama vs. Trump: Environment

President Trump and Barack Obama have said such different things about the environment that it's hard to believe they live on the same planet. 🌎

One America. One planet. Two Different Approaches to Saving the Planet.

Trump vs. Obama One planet… two different visions on climate changing around the globe and who must take part in proactive measures to save the planet for future generations. The reality of climate change according to the Obama administration. “The Pentagon says that climate change poses immediate risks to our national security. We should act like it.” The Trump administration had a different take. “All of this with the global warming and the — a lot of it’s a hoax. It’s a hoax.”

The Obama White House negotiated with several countries in to The Paris Climate Accord- “Make no mistake, the Paris agreement establishes the enduring framework the world needs to solve the climate crisis.” The Trump Administration felt it was too restrictive to the U.S. economy and that it was hurting competition. “I withdrew the United States from the unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive Paris Climate Accord.”

The efficacy of wind power The Obama White House believed in renewable and alternative energy sources to fossil fuels. “So, you’re manufacturing blades for some of the most advanced wind turbines in the world. Each is capable of generating enough power for hundreds of homes, just by harnessing the wind.” The Trump Administration didn’t seem to grasp the technology too well. “Let’s put up some windmills. When the wind doesn’t blow — ’just turn off the television, darling, please. No wind out today. There’s no wind. Please turn off the television quickly.”

Trump is not the only Republican to take this issue to heart. Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, a frequent Trump defender, proposed a “Green Real Deal” as an alternative to progressive calls for a Green New Deal. And Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander suggested a new “Manhattan Project for Clean Energy” to fight climate change. These programs were largely dismissed in environmental circles, but they suggest a recognition among at least some Republicans that voters have moved on from Trump-like denial of the science of climate change. Monday’s event suggests that perhaps Trump has as well, but, environmental advocates say, what lies around the corner is unlikely to be much better: acknowledging climate change is real, or in this case simply not denying it, still won’t do anything to stop it.


07/10/2019 6:39 PMupdated: 07/10/2019 6:56 PM
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  • Ryan K.
    07/10/2019 18:35

    Obama will go down in the history books as the best president of all time, for Iran

  • Louise D.
    07/10/2019 18:42

    He will go down the worse President for America! Always

  • Anderson B.
    07/10/2019 18:42

    Comparing Trump to Obama is insulting to Obama. Obama was a good man and a good president, Trump is not

  • Claudia T.
    07/10/2019 18:43

    Bet Obama doesn't believe in windmill cancer, that the moon is part of Mars, the Fredrick Douglas is still alive, abortions happen POST birth and you need i.d. to buy cereal. Oh and you can sweep the forest clean oh and, and , and . Your another stable genius who is drinking way too much confeve, and eating hamberders. Thoughts and prayers!! :)

  • Brut
    07/10/2019 18:43

    On Monday, President Trump delivered a speech on the environment without mentioning climate science.

  • Johari P.
    07/10/2019 18:44


  • Luis M.
    07/10/2019 18:46

    One a very smart and concerning president the other and idiot Trump is the biggest idiot there can be!!

  • Masibanda P.
    07/10/2019 18:49

    Toxic President

  • Darren F.
    07/10/2019 18:56

    It's almost as though someone is bribing Trump to do these things... 🤔

  • Paul R.
    07/10/2019 19:19

    Climate control SMH How you going to control a volcanic eruption

  • David F.
    07/10/2019 19:21

    It’s a hoax

  • Joshua C.
    07/10/2019 20:01

    I know especially being how stupid OBUMBER is you shouldn't even put his name in the same sentence as TRUMP'S

  • Valli S.
    07/10/2019 20:03

    Trump in true form...showing his ignorance once again!

  • Brendan C.
    07/10/2019 20:05

    Trump just doesn't understand science...

  • Jessica B.
    07/10/2019 20:07

    Hahaha so basically Brut hates Trump.

  • Eric L.
    07/10/2019 20:17

    Neither of them were good presidents. Obama was a smooth talking classic puppet politican. Trump is the same but he pretends he's a political outsider working for the people. Both of them scaled back overall rights and continued the war machine

  • Nikola K.
    07/10/2019 20:19

    You guys in state's still runing on V8 engines big time and having a military who is biggest oil consumer in the world and here you argued who is bigger jerk Obama Simpson or Trump Simpson...Mother Earth will not see that difference when she start to eat.

  • Phillip B.
    07/10/2019 20:25


  • Annunziata C.
    07/10/2019 20:37

    Basta con le palle dei catastrofisti ambientali e del loro terrorismo psicologico. Basta con le loro palle!

  • Mel O.
    07/10/2019 20:57

    And the people who voted for this clown still believe him. ''No wind, turn off the television..'' ''...Clean, clean coal...'' ''..It is a hoax..'' Idiots, this is the man who says ''..the enemy can not SEE the stealth bomber, they just can not see it...'' This is the man who last week said '' George Washington took over the airports..'' And you wonder why the universe is laughing at us. Starting with Putin. He (Putin) should think he has done a great job.