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Nov 9, 2021 Press Release
“The United States is increasing its commitment to clean energy and climate action - and we are sharing our plan with the world. It's such an honor to attend this historic climate summit alongside Speaker Pelosi, who has cemented her legacy as the most ambitious climate leader in the history of the House of Representatives,” said Chair Castor.
Nov 6, 2021 Press Release
“This bipartisan bill makes progress on recommendations in our Climate Crisis Action Plan and takes steps to strengthen the grid, support electric vehicles, advance environmental justice, and prepare communities for costly weather disasters,” said Rep. Castor.
Nov 2, 2021 Press Release
“With today’s announcements, President Biden is showing the world that America is willing to put in the work to urgently reduce pollution and solve the climate crisis,” said Castor.
Oct 22, 2021 Press Release
The hearing will explore the challenges and opportunities for international climate action as world leaders prepare to gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).
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
"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.

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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.