Ed Markey: The US Is a ‘Laggard’ on Climate Change Because of Trump and Nikki Haley

‘The United Nations issued an absolutely scary report about how much more dangerous the threat of climate change and global warming is to the planet’

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BLITZER: “What do you think of this sudden resignation, what impact will it have on American foreign policy?"
MARKEY: "Well first I want to thank her for her service to our country. She clearly is committed to service and we thank her for that. But at the same time a new nominee for this very important job of ambassador to the United Nations will give us a chance to review the Trump administration’s views on the critical issues facing the planet. Number one, over the weekend the United Nations issued an absolutely scary report about how much more dangerous the threat of climate change and global warming is to the planet and the fact that the actions we are taking as a planet are not sufficient, and clearly the United States is not any longer the leader, but the laggard because of not only did the president, but Nikki Haley defended the decision to pull out of the Paris agreement.”

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