World Bank head says he's not a climate denier, won't quit WASHINGTON (AP) — World Bank President David Malpass said Friday he won't resign after coming under criticism for his remarks earlier this week regarding climate change. At an event sponsored by The New York Times on Tuesday, Malpass wouldn't answer di
World Bank president says he will not resign, apologizes for remarks on climate science
“When asked, ‘Are you a climate denier?’ I should’ve said no,” Malpass said.
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