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May 13, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will examine pathways to create a sustainable food system that is resilient in the face of climate change. It will also explore solutions to reduce heat-trapping pollution in the food chain supply, while ensuring access to affordable, safe, and healthy food for all Americans.
Apr 20, 2022 Press Release
“We urgently need to shore up American energy independence and security by upgrading and expanding the electric grid,” the letter reads.
Apr 4, 2022 Press Release
“We are falling behind. And unless we ramp up our work, entire generations will face the consequences of inaction on climate change,” said Chair Castor.
Apr 1, 2022 Press Release
“We urge the Biden Administration to take action to ramp up American manufacturing and adoption of electric appliances like heat pumps and work with the Senate to steer transformative investments in clean energy across the finish line," said the Co-Chairs.
Apr 1, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will explore how investments in energy efficiency can save Americans money, reduce carbon emissions, and promote energy security.
Mar 25, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will review the climate benefits of the investments made in ecosystem restoration and conservation through the Great American Outdoors Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. It will also examine opportunities for further investment to create healthy and resilient habitats and communities.

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Aug 9, 2021 Opinion Piece
"We’ve known for years that we are in a race against time. We’ve run out of time. Now, every bit of pollution — and every fraction of a degree — counts," writes Chair Castor in the New York Times.
Apr 20, 2021 Opinion Piece
Just as past presidents led our allies through major global crises, President Biden is poised to build a new era of American leadership to guide the rest of the world into a clean energy future, with good-paying jobs and technological innovation.
Apr 12, 2021 Opinion Piece
It’s time we make the right investments that will power our 21st century economy, putting Americans to work and helping us reach net zero as fast as the science requires.