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Nov 18, 2022 Press Release
“House Republicans ignore the climate crisis to the detriment of America. It’s baffling that the GOP has no plan to address the rising costs and escalating impacts of climate change. Their inaction and lockstep alliance with polluters are exacting a toll on everyday Americans, farmers, and communities alike - making it harder to afford basics like water, electricity and energy,” said Chair Castor.
Nov 18, 2022 Press Release
“We need to build new transmission projects that will expand the reach of clean energy and reduce costs for American households, as cheap electricity flows through a less-congested grid and right into their communities. Building more of these transmission lines can also allow electricity to quickly move to where it's needed, helping keep the lights on in the face of extreme weather,” said Chair Castor.
Nov 17, 2022 Press Release
"Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been the most effective climate champion in the history of the House of Representatives, cementing her legacy through decades of work to protect God's creation and build a healthy, resilient, and just America," said Chair Castor.
Nov 11, 2022 Press Release
"Guided by the most effective speaker in the history of the House of Representatives, we’re proud to stand in front of the world today and reflect on the historic progress we’ve made in Congress to start solving the climate crisis," said Chair Castor.
Nov 10, 2022 Press Release
The Congressional delegation will highlight the commitment of the United States Congress to continuing the robust progress made to tackle the climate crisis under the leadership of President Biden. 
Nov 9, 2022 Press Release
The event will take place on Thursday, November 10, at 6:15 a.m. Eastern Time / 1:15 p.m. Eastern European Time. It will be broadcast live by the Atlantic Council on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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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.