In 2009 Trump backed action on climate change and clean energy - what happened to that?
As business leaders we are optimistic that you are attending Copenhagen with emissions targets. Additionally, we urge you, our government, to strengthen and pass US legislation, and lead the world by example. We support your effort to ensure meaningful and effective measures to control climate change, an immediate challenge facing the US and the world today. Please don't postpone the earth. If we fail to act now, it is scientifically irrefutable that there will be catastrophic and irreversible consequences for humanity and our planet.
We recognize the key role that American innovation and leadership play in stimulating the worldwide economy. Investing in a Clean Energy Economy will drive state-of-the-art technologies that will spur economic growth, create new energy jobs, and increase our energy security all while reducing the harmful emissions that are putting our planet at risk. We have the ability and the know-how to lead the world in clean energy technology to thrive in a global market and economy. But we must embrace the challenge today to ensure that future generations are left with a safe planet and a strong economy.
Please allow us, the United States of America, to serve in modeling the change necessary to protect humanity and our planet.
Donald J. Trump, Chairman and President
Donald J. Trump Jr., EVP
Eric F. Trump, EVP
Ivanka M. Trump, EVP
The Trump Organization"