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Feb 17, 2022 Press Release
As Congress debates a path forward on significant climate legislation, the co-chairs held a virtual briefing yesterday to highlight how electrification for homes, commercial buildings, and vehicles has broad support and is one of the most practical actions to address the climate crisis, lower costs for American families, create jobs, and improve indoor air quality.
Feb 10, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will review Bipartisan Infrastructure Law policies and investments that would improve grid resilience and consider which additional climate investments are needed.
Feb 4, 2022 Press Release
“The America COMPETES Act will strengthen supply chains for U.S. solar manufacturing, invest in critical equipment for our electric grid, and help train the next generation of clean energy workers,” said Chair Castor.
Feb 4, 2022 Press Release
“After an unjustifiable, truncated, and deficient process, it is unacceptable that the USPS intends to cling to an overwhelmingly fossil-fuel powered fleet whose emissions are endangering our planet,” write the Representatives and Senators.
Jan 28, 2022 Press Release
The hearing will examine how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Build Back Better Act would attract new investment to the United States to clean up hard-to-decarbonize sectors, expand domestic supply chains and manufacturing of climate solutions, and create good-paying jobs.
Jan 28, 2022 Press Release
“This is a major victory for our climate, for our public health, and especially for vulnerable communities like my own across the Gulf Coast,” said Chair Castor.

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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.