Press Releases

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.
Nov 9, 2022 Press Release
The Select Committee members joining the congressional delegation include Chair Kathy Castor; Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici; Congressman Jared Huffman; Congressman Sean Casten; and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar.
Sep 23, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will examine how the climate investments in the Inflation Reduction Act will help lower electric and fuel bills for American families, create jobs, and expand investments in U.S. manufacturing of clean energy, clean vehicles, and climate solutions.
Sep 20, 2022 Press Release
On Thursday, Chair Kathy Castor and Rep. Mike Levin of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will participate in a press conference hosted by Rep. Mike Thompson to highlight the impact of climate-related disasters on mental health, particularly among young people.
Aug 18, 2022 Press Release
"We must urge you to strengthen the proposed rule to reduce costs for American families and businesses, increase the reliability and resilience of the electric grid, and ensure American energy independence and security," the letter reads.