Pelosi to climate conference: ‘We’re still in’ Paris agreement
Pelosi led a delegation of Democratic U.S. lawmakers that included House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), House Science Chairman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), Climate Crisis Committee Chair Kathy Castor (D-Fla.), Natural Resources Chair Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.). Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and nine other members of Congress..
At the press conference, Castor cited the House’s efforts, which include a broad climate plan under development in her committee that will be turned into legislative proposals by other policy committees.
“This climate action plan will be an extraordinary opportunity to really invest in the clean energy economy,” she said. “We will see in future years this transformation and opportunity.”