“By coming here, we want to say to everyone: We are still in. The United States is still in,” Pelosi said during a press conference, going on to say that “Congress’s commitment to take action on the climate crisis is ironclad.” Her statement came as the UN secretary-general said the world’s biggest emitters were falling behind, and representatives of nations vulnerable to climate change accused President Trump of “ecocide.” The Trump administration last month officially began the process of pulling out of the Paris agreement.
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