House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is in China touting eco-friindly living and climate initiatives.
The Associated Press quoted Pelosi responding to a question about how to get Americans “to cut back” on their carbon footprints.
Excerpt from the May 28, 2009 AP article:
In answering a question from a student about how Pelosi was going to get Americans to cut back on their carbon emissions, the leading Democratic lawmaker said it was important to educate children on how to conserve energy and for citizens to build more environmentally friendly homes.
“We have so much room for improvement,” she said. “Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory … of how we are taking responsibility.”
Full AP article here: