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Nov 21, 2019 Press Release

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
"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 16, 2019 Press Release

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

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Opinion Pieces

Aug 9, 2021 Opinion Piece
"We’ve known for years that we are in a race against time. We’ve run out of time. Now, every bit of pollution — and every fraction of a degree — counts," writes Chair Castor in the New York Times.
Apr 20, 2021 Opinion Piece
Just as past presidents led our allies through major global crises, President Biden is poised to build a new era of American leadership to guide the rest of the world into a clean energy future, with good-paying jobs and technological innovation.
Apr 12, 2021 Opinion Piece
It’s time we make the right investments that will power our 21st century economy, putting Americans to work and helping us reach net zero as fast as the science requires.