Jeffrey Sachs
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Guest essay by Eric Worrall

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network has accused President Trump of being a sociopath, while at the same time directing hate speech towards President Trump’s son Jared.

Trump’s Climate-Change Sociopathy

Jeffrey Sachs
JUN 7, 2017 24

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement is not just dangerous for the world; it is also sociopathic. Without remorse, Trump is willfully inflicting harm on others. The declaration by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, that Trump believes in climate change makes matters worse, not better. Trump is knowingly and brazenly jeopardizing the planet.

Trump’s announcement was made with a bully’s bravado. A global agreement that is symmetric in all ways, across all countries of the world, is somehow a trick, he huffed, an anti-American plot. The rest of the world has been “laughing at us.”

These ravings are utterly delusional, deeply cynical, or profoundly ignorant. Probably all three. And they should be recognized as such.

Here’s more simple truth:…