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Aug 27, 2021 Press Release
The briefing will examine the key findings of the report and how Congress can act to avoid the worst climate impacts. In particular, the presenters will focus on sea-level rise, the attribution drivers behind extreme weather events, and methane emissions.
Aug 23, 2021 Press Release
“We must heed the grave warnings in the latest IPCC report and take immediate, transformational action to solve the climate crisis,” said Chair Castor.
Aug 9, 2021 Press Release
“This report confirms what Americans are experiencing firsthand – the devastating impacts of the climate crisis are here, and they are getting worse," said Chair Castor.
Aug 5, 2021 Press Release
"Investing in clean cars and trucks is a win-win for America. Today’s announcement will support good-paying union jobs, save consumers money, and help solve the climate crisis,” said Chair Castor.
Jul 30, 2021 Press Release
"This bill will help millions of families switch to cleaner electric appliances and save money on their utility bills, while also putting Americans to work in every hometown across the country," said Castor.
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.

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Opinion Pieces

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.