Solving the Climate Crisis: Manufacturing Jobs for America’s Workers
The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hearing on “Solving the Climate Crisis: Manufacturing Jobs for America’s Workers” on Tuesday, September 10 at 2 p.m in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. The hearing will focus on boosting U.S. manufacturing of clean energy technologies and creating new manufacturing jobs.
"We need millions of workers to design, build, and manufacture wind turbines, solar panels, electric cars, new mass transit, energy efficient products, and state-of-the-art industrial facilities." - U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor
Zoe Lipman (@zocontrary), Director, Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Program at the BlueGreen Alliance (@BGAlliance). BGA unites America’s largest labor unions and environmental organizations. Lipman previously led work on fuel economy standards at the National Wildlife Federation and is a former trade union official. (Bio)
Read Lipman's testimony.
Tarak Shah (@taraknshah), consultant and former Department of Energy chief of staff to the Undersecretary for Science and Energy. Shah previously worked for the Department of Defense and the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
Read Shah's testimony.
Josh Nassar, Legislative Director for the United Auto Workers (@UAW). The UAW has more than 400,000 active members and 600 local unions. Nassar previously worked for the Service Employees International Union.
Edward Stones, Global Business Director for Energy and Climate Change at Dow Chemical Company (@DowNewsroom). Stones leads Dow's energy conservation and carbon pollution reduction efforts and participates in the company's global advocacy on climate and energy issues.