11/05/2012 02:36 pm ET Updated Nov 06, 2012

Donald Trump Denies Climate Change After Hurricane Sandy

This is the latest debate where Donald Trump is inserting himself: climate change.

Trump pushed the discredited theory that climate change doesn't exist on Twitter Monday:

His tweet spurred a huge backlash. Here is a sampling of tweets in response:

(By the way, nearly all climate scientists agree that human activity is playing a role in climate change.)

This isn't the first time that Trump has trolled climate change activists in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which Eric Pooley, senior vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund, described as being on climate change "steroids" to Bloomberg Businessweek. Here is a sampling of other climate-change denying tweets Trump fired off after the hurricane.

Update (4:21 p.m., Nov. 6, 2012): Donald Trump shared an additional conspiracy theory about climate change on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon:

(Hat tip: The Atlantic Wire.)



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