Press Releases

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
New Goal Would Make Half Of All Vehicles Sold In 2030 Zero-Emission
"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
Zero-Emission Homes Act Would Help Families Afford Cleaner Electric Appliances, Equipment
"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.
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
Passed As Part Of INVEST Act, Amendment Will Help Cities Track Harmful Air Pollution In EJ Communities
“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
New Online Tool Shows 100+ Action Plan Solutions Already Signed Into Law; 250+ Passed By House
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.