When President-Elect Donald Trump told New York Times reporters and editors he would keep an “open mind” on global warming, the media had a field day and ran headlines the firebrand real estate mogul had moderated his positions.

But go and read the full transcript of Trump’s NYT interview, and you get a different picture than what was reported by many news outlets.

“On climate change, Mr. Trump refused to repeat his promise to abandon the international climate accord reached last year in Paris, saying, ‘I’m looking at it very closely,’” NYT reported in a summary of its interview with the president-elect.

“Despite the recent appointment to…