Rep. DeFazio Critical of Congressional Inaction, Calls for International Efforts to Combat Climate Change

Jan 8, 2014

Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon’s 4th district spoke on the House floor today to encourage Congress to use the new year as a fresh opportunity to address climate change, one of the biggest challenges of our time.  Rep. DeFazio commended the President’s Climate Action Plan and urged use of trade agreements to encourage international action on climate change.  The Safe Climate Caucus is a group of Democratic members who highlight the need for action on climate change through daily floor speeches and other activities.

See below or click here to watch Rep. DeFazio’s speech.  Click here for a full transcript.