US ‘Collaborating Not Condescending’ on Climate Change: Speaker Pelosi

US 'Collaborating Not Condescending' on Climate Change: Speaker Pelosi Nancy Pelosi attends a press conference. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, attends a press conference during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 10. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 06:48 AM

The United States is helping achieve climate success in "collaboration, not … condescension" with other nations, who are further ahead because of "the dark period" of ex-President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday.

"America is back," she told reporters at the COP26 conference, repeating a phrase used by U.S. President Joe Biden and other officials throughout the event.

"Our president was here, there were many successes that were achieved in collaboration – not dictation or condescension, but in collaboration – with other countries, many of whom are ahead of us because we had, of course, the dark period of four years preceding the President Biden's administration coming into office."

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