‘We need a president who respects science’: Biden on climate change
15 September 2020 | 3:36 pm
"We need a president who respects science, who understands that the damage from climate change is already here," says Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden as he slams Donald Trump for failing to "take responsibility" for the ongoing wildfire crisis in western US states.
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