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Jul 23, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will focus on how Congress can create financial incentives and make smart investments to help families afford clean energy and energy efficiency technologies, to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission cars and trucks, and to create good-paying jobs across America.
Jul 9, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will review opportunities to advance environmental justice through climate action, including targeting infrastructure investments to environmental justice communities, understanding the impact of extreme heat on low-income workers and students, and supporting tribal investments in clean energy and climate resilience.
Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
“I’m grateful to the many environmental justice leaders who made today’s victory a reality, as we keep working to secure cleaner air for historically-excluded communities,” said Chair Castor.
Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
New Online Tool Shows 100+ Action Plan Solutions Already Signed Into Law; 250+ Passed By House
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
"We must cut methane pollution to prevent catastrophic climate change. Today we have the opportunity to move in that direction by supporting this resolution," said Chair Castor.
Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
This hearing will explore how investments in transportation infrastructure can curb harmful pollution, increase climate resilience, redress historical inequities, and increase community quality of life.

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Opinion Pieces

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.
Oct 29, 2020 Opinion Piece
As chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, I’m passionate about finding common-sense climate solutions to help our country move forward.