He made his annual pilgrimage to the famous skiing in Kitzbühel, the Austrian muscular man, movie star and former governor of California was in the stands to see the other leg of Saturday's slalom race.
"It is extremely important that in order to be successful with our environmental cross and to fight global climate change and fight all the pollution we have around the world, we must all work together." Schwarzenegger told Christina Macfarlane for CNN's Alpine Edge at Rasmushof Alm hotel in the exclusive resort.
"And the more people we bring into the crusade, the better it is. The world leaders alone have been unable to solve the problem and they do not want to."
"Whether it's the Indian movement or the woman's freedom of choice or anti-apartheid movement or the civil rights movement in America ̵
Later last year, Trump, who previously called climate change a "hoax", rejected his own administration's report that climate change could be detrimental to the economy and say "I believe it does not."
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The Paris Agreement required nearly 200 countries to keep global warming well below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and if possible below 1.5 degrees.
The United States ratified the agreement, but Trump in his first year as president said the US would withdraw from it, even though it cannot formally leave until November 2020.
"The United States is in, it's just the federal government not," added the 71-year-old Schwarzenegger.
"Every city in America is on board to cut back on pollution. There is tremendous innovation in technology and design. Everyone works, except Trump."
"Finally one day he will wake up and he will realize that he made a big mistake selling out to the oil companies and coal companies rather than selling out to the American people.
" The message is that he has its faith, i have mine. Although he is mistaken in this question, I still wish him good luck because if our president is successful and we as a country are successful, the world is successful. "
Schwarzenegger grew up in Tirol and is a long-standing ski enthusiast.
" It's not just global climate change, it's about the pollution it creates that kills so many people around the world, "he added.
"Seven million people die every year – it's unpredictable. We must fight, we must do something about it, and the only way we can win is to do it together. "
Schwarzenegger said that one of the The biggest problem in the fight is that climate change and global pollution have "no limits."
"It doesn't matter if you come from a naturally clean country like Austria or Brazil, we all need to work to combat this problem with this incredible pollution that will eventually kill everyone, "he added.
" World leaders must take it seriously and set a watch for it and say "OK, within the next five years, we want to achieve a certain kind of a goal ", rather than pushing it until 2035."
Austrian skiing great Franz Klammer, Olympic downhill champion in 1976 and four times Kitzbuhel wins, is an ambassador for Schwarzenegger's program.
"We reall You need to take care of our planet for our children 's future, "he told CNN. "If we don't act now, it will soon be too late."
"Therefore, it is very important. Arnold is talking a lot about this topic, just to get us all to recognize it, it is almost at 12 o'clock. We must act."
This is not the first time , Schwarzenegger has taken staff at Trump. Last year, the film-star politician spoke against Trump's zero tolerance policy for illegal border crossings, where children were separated from their parents.