Friday 23 September 2022 05:23 PM Biden 'will try to oust the World Bank head who dodged question on whether ... trends now

Friday 23 September 2022 05:23 PM Biden 'will try to oust the World Bank head who dodged question on whether ... trends now
Friday 23 September 2022 05:23 PM Biden 'will try to oust the World Bank head who dodged question on whether ... trends now

Friday 23 September 2022 05:23 PM Biden 'will try to oust the World Bank head who dodged question on whether ... trends now

Biden 'will try to oust the World Bank head who dodged question on whether climate change was caused by humans and started his tenure under Trump' David Malpass dodged a question at NY forum when asked whether 'manmade burning of fossil fuels is rapidly and dangerously warming the planet' He replied: 'I don't even know. I'm not a scientist'  Donald Trump appointed Malpass to his term in 2019  Climate groups called for him to resign as the remark circulated online Then he said humans WERE causing climate change, saying 'I'm not a denier' Biden officials are considering pushing him out, Axios reported Potential replacements include John Kerry, Al Gore, former USAID head Raj Shah 

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Members of the Biden Administration are considering a move to try to force out World Bank President David Malpass, after the Trump-nominated official dodged a question about the cause of climate change.

Malpass has been under fire since the official, nominated by Trump in 2019, fielded a question this week at a climate forum about whether 'manmade burning of fossil fuels is rapidly and dangerously warming the planet.'

Malpass' initial response was: 'I don't even know. I'm not a scientist and that is not a question.' He was appearing at a New York Times event at Climate Week

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