Press Releases

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.

Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
Statement by Rep. Kathy Castor
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
Statement by Rep. Kathy Castor.
Feb 7, 2019 Press Release
Democrats ready to address climate change.


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.