Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'


"Just because the USA got out of a club doesn't mean we aren't going to care about the environment", Haley said. "I mean you could not actually have a business run under the regulations that we had", she said.

"We've got countries on the Human Rights Council right now like Venezuela and Cuba".

The full interview will air Sunday.

The UN Human Rights Council works to address situations of issues against LGBT communities, as well as racial and ethnic minorities, women's rights and much more. "We're going continue to call them out as we need to".

He said that India would get billions of dollars for meeting its commitment under the 2015 Paris Agreement along with China and gain a financial advantage over the US. "When the world's pre-eminent human rights body is turned into a haven for dictators, the idea of worldwide cooperation in support of human dignity is discredited". "And I think that at the end of the day, Russian Federation needs to know that there are consequences when they get involved in our elections".

However, Fisher said Israel's human rights record did warrant Council scrutiny, but the special focus was "a reasonable concern". "And yesterday the Security Council voted to increase sanctions on individuals and entities that are related to those ballistic missile tests", she said. "When Paris was executed they criticised it, said it did not hold China and India accountable". She noted the council has been effective at times, such as by helping monitor violations in Syria and North Korea.

But she made no mention of abuses in Egypt or Saudi Arabia, nor the Philippines, whose President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn worldwide scorn for calling for vigilante justice against drug dealers and users. He tweeted: "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive".

And during his January confirmation hearing, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shared his view on greenhouse gases.

"When the council passes more than 70 resolutions against Israel, a country with a strong human rights record, and just seven resolutions against Iran, a country with an abysmal human rights record, you know something is seriously wrong", wrote Haley. And he's very aware I'm outspoken on the need for humanitarian assistance.