Press Releases

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release
Bill Would Prevent Trump Administration from Abandoning the Paris Climate Agreement

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
Statement by Rep. Kathy Castor, Chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

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
Statement by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor

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.

Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (April 1, 2019) - The U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis has hired Aaron Huertas as its communications director. 
 

Mar 27, 2019 Press Release

Today U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14), Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, continued her career-spanning fight for a clean and healthy environment, clean energy jobs and promoting environmental justice in Tampa Bay and around the country by leading her colleagues in introducing H.R.

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release
Democrats ready to address climate change.

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