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Sep 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (September 5, 2019) - The U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis today launched a formal request for information as it drafts policy recommendations for Congress. The committee’s questions for stakeholders are posted at climatecrisis.house.gov/inforequest.

Sep 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (September 4, 2019) - The U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis has hired Samantha Medlock as senior counsel to focus on climate adaptation and resilience. 

Jul 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (July 26, 2019) – House Democrats today recapped climate policies they’ve worked on in Congress’s first 200 days.

“This is just the start of climate action in this Congress,” said Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14), chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. “Americans overwhelmingly support climate action and we’re going to deliver.”

Jul 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON (July 23, 2019) – Reps. Frank Pallone, Paul Tonko and Bobby Rush announced plans to dramatically cut carbon pollution to net-zero by 2050 today. Below is a statement from Rep. Kathy Castor, chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis:
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:

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