Who's the dumb one? Obama reacts to Trump climate criticism

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony in WashingtonPresident Barack Obama defended his remarks about the threat posed by climate change, saying Republicans, including U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, were “the only people” disputing the gravity of the problem. Obama has called climate change a great threat to future generations. At a news conference on Tuesday before leaving the U.N. climate summit in Paris, he likened global warming to the threat posed by terrorism and Islamic State and said both problems can be addressed by applying steady pressure and new ideas.

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