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Loose Change: Climate confab opens as critics push against Trump stance

December 2, 2019
This year’s United Nations climate change conference has begun, as participants are aiming to craft rules governing international carbon markets and critics of President Donald Trump are hoping to counteract his pledge to leave the Paris Agreement and more broadly pull back on climate mitigation policy. Chief among those critics is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who is leading a delegation of 14 other Hill Democrats to the Dec. 2-13 meeting in Madrid. “By coming here, we want to say...


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