Trump’s UN pick Kelly Craft breaks with president on climate change – ‘If confirmed, I will be an advocate in addressing climate change’
President Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations publicly broke with the White House Wednesday, telling her Senate confirmation hearing climate change “poses real risks,” USA Today first reported.
“Human behavior has contributed to the change in climate, let there be no doubt. If confirmed, I will be an advocate in addressing climate change. … I also understand that fossil fuels have played a part in climate change.”
— Kelly Knight Craft statement to Senate Foreign Relations Committee