US President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change, is set to give the first keynote address of Davos 2020 at 10.30 GMT, on the same day as his impeachment trial opens at the Senate in Washington.
President Trump said Tuesday that he's led a "spectacular" turnaround of the US economy and urged the world to invest in the United States. He added that he thought his legal team was doing "a very good job", according to the Associated Press.
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In his address, Mr Trump mostly avoided environmental issues, instead talking up the United States economy. Donald Trump certainly wasn't pleased when Ms Thunberg was named TIME Magazine's Person of the Year, with the leader saying she needed to "chill" and work on her "anger management". "I$3 f you see it from that aspect, what has concretely been done, if you see it from a bigger perspective, basically nothing ... it will require much more than this, this is just the very beginning".
He used the platform to talk up the strength of the United States economy - rather at odds with other world leaders, who focused on how global collaboration might combat climate change.
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As climate activists and protesters around the world call for more concerted global action to address climate change and limiting carbon emissions, Trump argued that "to embrace the possibilities of tomorrow, we must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse".
Trump has called the Paris accord an unfair economic burden to the US economy.
Ms Thunberg called for an immediate end to fossil fuel investments in front of a packed audience less than a hour after watching Mr Trump make his keynote address in the Swiss ski resort.
Trump claims credit for overseeing an economy enjoying its longest-ever expansion, with an unemployment rate that fell to a five-decade low after tax cuts and spending increases.
Meanwhile, in what might be the most apt metaphor for the relationship between politics and economics, the Nobel prize victor Joseph Stiglitz wrote fact checking leaflets disputing President Trump's economic claims, distributed on the floor of the Trump talk by his wife, the academic Anya Schiffrin. It also remains to be seen whether businesses will back up their pledges on climate change with concrete action. "It's the witch hunt that's been going on for years", he told reporters. Trump would be forced to leave office if convicted, but the Republican-controlled Senate is expected to acquit him. Trump also will have his first meeting with the new European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, the first woman to hold the position.