Press Releases

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release
New Target Would Reduce U.S. Greenhouse Gas Pollution By Half Over Next Decade
“We are ready to work with President Biden to unleash clean energy technologies, good-paying jobs, and American innovation as we make progress on his ambitious goal to reduce our emissions by half over the next decade,” said Chair Castor.
Apr 16, 2021 Press Release
This hearing will explore the ways that climate action can drive economic growth and create good-paying jobs in the United States.
Apr 9, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will explore the changes we are seeing in climate, the efforts underway to study those changes, and the economic risks and impacts the climate crisis poses to labor supply, human health, and the American economy.
Mar 31, 2021 Press Release
President Biden's Plan Will Put Americans To Work Building A Modern, More Resilient Infrastructure
"Whether it's electricians, steelworkers, plumbers or pipefitters, we are ready to unleash the potential for American workers to build a modern, more resilient infrastructure - one that will protect families and small businesses from the growing costs of the climate crisis," said Chair Castor.
Mar 10, 2021 Press Release
Urgently-Needed Relief Bill Makes Progress on Public Health, Environmental Justice, And Other Priorities
"As we deliver on President Biden's plan to put shots in arms, children in schools, and people in jobs, we're making sure that farmers, tribes, and low-income families are reaping the benefits of our economic recovery," said Chair Castor.
Mar 2, 2021 Press Release
E&C Bill Would Reduce Pollution In Transportation & Power Sectors, Buildings & Industries
"This bill makes great progress on many of our climate recommendations, especially on our goal to put millions of Americans to work in clean energy jobs," said Chair Castor.
Feb 26, 2021 Press Release
Conservation Package Makes Progress on Climate Crisis Action Plan & Goal Of Protecting '30x30'
"This bipartisan legislation will protect unique landscapes from harmful drilling and mining, expand our potential to deploy natural climate solutions, and ensure access to clean drinking water and recreational green spaces for countless Americans," said Chair Castor.
Feb 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis announced it hired Eric Fins as Deputy Staff Director. Eric has worked in Congress for over twelve years, most recently in the office of former Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-04).
Jan 27, 2021 Press Release
White House Announces New Round Of Climate & Environmental Executive Actions
"America is poised to benefit from the incredible economic opportunities that will come from rebuilding our infrastructure, investing in clean energy innovation, and unleashing the potential for good-paying union jobs in manufacturing and conservation," said Chair Castor.
Jan 26, 2021 Press Release
“Congresswoman Escobar is a steadfast climate champion whose vision for clean energy innovation will help us create jobs, reduce pollution, and expand opportunities for Black, Brown, and tribal communities,” said Chair Castor.