Press Releases

Jan 7, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats Held Over 120 Hearings On The Climate Crisis During The First Session Of The 116th Congress, Securing Important Funding And Passing Key Bills

As lawmakers return to Washington this week for the second session of the 116th Congress, the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis highlighted the efforts Democrats made during the first session to reduce pollution and protect vul

Dec 2, 2019 Press Release
During Madrid Climate Talks, Select Committee Chair Touts 'Extraordinary Opportunity' To Expand Clean Energy

Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
GREEN Act Would Extend Important Energy Incentives, Create New Opportunities

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2019) - On Thursday, Chair Kathy Castor (D-FL) of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis commended her colleagues in the Ways and Means Committee for prioritizing clean energy tax policies, using the tax code to benefit American families and businesses, and working to ramp up clean energy across the United States.

Nov 12, 2019 Press Release
"The Trump administration is once again putting the profits of corporate polluters over the health of millions of Americans. Sound science is fundamental to our nation’s environmental protections, the air we breathe and the water we drink. President Trump proposes to bury the science we rely on and, in doing so, undermines the health of American families and our children’s future."
Nov 4, 2019 Press Release
Castor Blasts Trump's One-Sided Decision to Withdraw the U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement: "We Need Bold Congressional Action"
"By ignoring the science and the rising costs of the changing climate, Trump takes America backward – and sides again with corporate polluters over young Americans fighting for their futures. As millions face dangerous wildfires, extreme weather events and costly impacts, Trump shrinks from the bold action needed to lead America and the rest of the world in tackling the climate crisis."
Oct 30, 2019 Press Release
Letter from Chair Castor & Majority Members Urges Climate Action In Year-End Tax Deal

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON (October 16, 2019) - On Wednesday, Rep.

Sep 11, 2019 Press Release
Greta Thunberg and US Youth Leaders to testify


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