The U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said that the American President Donald trump believe in climate change. She told about it in interview to the program Face The Nation on CBS News, aired on Saturday, June 3.
“President trump believes that the climate is changing, and he knows that pollutants are part of this,” said Haley. So she told the host, who recalled that trump once called climate change a hoax.
Haley noted that, despite its decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, trump is “absolutely committed to ensuring that we have clean air, clean water, and that America was the moral compass in the world when it comes to the environment.” “We did it in the past, we will do so in the future,” she added.
1 Jun trump announced U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. He condemned the “draconian” financial and economic burden that it imposes on the country. However, he added that the United States will begin negotiations about re-entry into the Paris agreement, or the conclusion of new transactions on the appropriate U.S. conditions.
The US withdrawal from the climate agreement, which obliges to reduce or stabilize greenhouse gas emissions — one of the campaign promises trump. 10 Nov 2016, he stated that “climate change is not the most urgent issue of national security.” According to the head of the White house, this document disadvantageous to the United States as the global leader in emissions — China is not fulfilling its obligations.