Joe Biden and President Donald Trump spar in first debate: ‘Will you shut up, man?’
The President attributed them to ineffective management, while his electoral rival accused Trump of; denying the reality of a changing climate
WILMINGTON – President Donald Trump and his Democrat rival Joe Biden offered very different views on the causes of the massive devastating fires in the US West, which killed at least 35 people..
Arriving in California, the president dismissed the arguments of climate change as a catalyst for the increase in the number and intensity of such fires, and reiterated his call on the western states to better manage forestry..
«When trees fall, they soon become very dry, just like matches., – Trump said upon arrival in California. – And they can explode. So are the leaves. Dry leaves on the ground are just fuel for fires.».
«Climatic denial» Trump was not the cause of the fires, Biden said, speaking in his home state of Delaware, but if the president is elected for a second term, «these hellish events will continue to become more commonplace, more destructive and deadly».
The former vice president said Trump’s approach is to ignore the facts and «denial of reality». Biden called it a complete surrender to the effects of climate change.