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COP25: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Addresses UN Climate Change Conference

, December 2, 2019, 6:00pm, Newsdesk

As the world's eyes turn to Madrid for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Austin-based Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy/Texas Impact is sending to the Chronicle daily dispatches from the conference.

In this first video, U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and the U.S. Congressional delegation address the conference and reaffirm America's commitment to fighting climate change despite President Trump's abrupt decision in 2017 to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement.

The Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 2000, providing theologically grounded public policy analysis to people of faith and other Texans. The Interfaith Center is the research and education partner of Texas Impact, a 501(c)(4) interfaith legislative advocacy network.

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