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Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (July 18, 2019) - Earlier today, more than 70 environmental justice advocates and national environmental organizations released the Equitable and Just National Climate Platform, a shared vision for securing “economic, racial, climate, and environmental justice to improve the public health and well-being of all communi

Jul 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold its first field hearing in Boulder, Colorado on August 1st, with a focus on the transition to clean energy. Additional information about the hearing, including a list of witnesses and webcast, will be posted to the committee's website.

Jun 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 24, 2019) - Earlier today, The Blue Green Alliance, a coalition of unions and environmental groups, released a set of principles for climate action. Below is a statement by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14), Chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis:

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) – The U.S. House today passed a key funding bill that includes important climate and energy provisions pressed by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL), Chair of the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
 

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) – Earlier today the Trump Administration released its roll back of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, a set of policies introduced in 2015 to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.
 
Below is a statement from Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14), Chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis:

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 6, 2019) – More than 40 Senators introduced the International Climate Accountability Act today, a companion bill to H.R.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (May 31, 2019) - Tomorrow will mark two years since Donald Trump announced his intent to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. However, the Trump Administration cannot formally withdraw until November 4, 2020. Earlier this month, the House passed H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which would prevent Trump from leaving the agreement.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (May 2, 2019) - The U.S. House today voted 231 to 190 for the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9), a bill that would prevent the Trump Administration from withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Below is a statement from Rep. Kathy Castor, the bill’s sponsor and chair of the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis:

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced H.R 9 today, the Climate Action Now Act, a bill from U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14), that would prevent President Trump from withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement and also require the Trump administration to report on U.S.

Apr 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep Kathy Castor, chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, will attend Wednesday’s Joint Session of Congress with Sharon Burke, a senior advisor for New America and a former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy.

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