This map shows how uninformed Trump's global warming tweet is


In an impromptu interview with The New York Times Thursday at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, Trump said he thinks special counsel Robert Mueller is "going to be fair" with respect to Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the US presidential election a year ago and alleged ties between Trump campaign associates and Russia.

If you live in anywhere but south Florida or the desert southwest, chances are you are totally freezing right now and it's only going to get colder.

Trump tweeted the East could experience the coldest New Year's Eve on record - and then proceeded with his usual divisive commentary calling for some "good old global warming".

Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come.

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Why? Because weather and climate change are not the same thing, which IndyCar Series driver JR Hildebrand pointed out while firing off a tweet in response to the president.

But there's a big difference between weather and climate, scientists say: Weather happens in the short term, while global climate systems influence weather over longer time scales. This also isn't the first time he's said global warming would be welcomed.

In fact, 2017 is on track to be the second-or third-hottest year ever recorded globally, according to researchers.

Needless to say the Twittersphere was quick to call out Trump for his ignorance or at worst blatantly lying and misleading Americans. "Climate change will not occur evenly from place-to-place". "Groan - you really understand climate change, don't you.?" one Twitter user wondered. Climate change is real and we have a moral obligation to protect this Earth for our children and grandchildren.