Trump Team Swaps ‘Climate Exchange’ For ‘Resilience’

Story highlights Various agencies are swapping out the phrase climate change for resilienceIt highlights the extent to which they’re going to avoid referencing global warming altogetherWashington (CNN) In the Trump administration’s list of dos and don’ts, “climate change” is out and “resilience” is in.
JUST WATCHED Obama: Climate change may define the century Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Obama: Climate change may define the century 00:55″Regardless of what causes disasters, it’s our job within the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA to manage the consequences,” Long told CNN.
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, both Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long and acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke avoided explicitly answering whether the government needs to be more focused on climate change because of hurricanes.
Instead, they both said the focus should be on resiliency.
The word choices by administration officials — and the extent to which they’re going to avoid referencing global warming altogether — are notable in the aftermath of recent severe hurricanes and in the face of questions about what could have caused them.

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