Press Releases

Oct 15, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will review business and private sector perspectives on the importance of investments in climate action currently being debated in Congress and how they would contribute to job creation and economic growth.
Oct 7, 2021 Press Release
Google and YouTube To Ban Ads And Monetization On Content Promoting Climate Denial
"If we are to solve the climate crisis, we must do more to fight the misinformation that hinders climate action and endangers the health and safety of families across America." said Chair Castor.
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.