Trump cited climate change on application for golf resort seawall

Trump, a climate change denier, used “global warming and rising seas” among the reasons he needs permission to build it.

Irish authorities have given President Trump permission to build a seawall at his golf course in Doonbeg, west Ireland,…

Trump’s initial “quick fix solution” to the receding coastline around his golf resort was to dump “tons of rocks on the site,” says CNBC. This decision brought him “head-to-head with local authorities who served him with an enforcement notice.” Bombarded by more than one environmental issue, in his pursuit of one day hosting the Irish Open at the Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg, the president has also “had to deal with plans to build wind turbines in close proximity and an endangered microscopic snail that needs preservation and constant surveillance.”

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