Press Releases

Jan 12, 2022 Press Release
"Today’s launch of the Building a Better Grid Initiative takes important steps to upgrade and expand the electric grid so that more Americans can benefit from affordable and abundant clean energy," said Chair Castor.
Jan 4, 2022 Press Release
"A new year provides an opportunity to start fresh on clean energy and climate solutions, and build on the progress we made in 2021," said Chair Castor.
Dec 20, 2021 Press Release
"Today, in good news for consumers, President Biden is updating fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles and strengthening safeguards to reduce pollution," said Chair Castor.
Dec 19, 2021 Press Release
"Senator Manchin must not join Republicans in their allegiance to wealthy donors and special interests and their callous indifference to the higher costs of the climate crisis," said Chair Castor.
Dec 16, 2021 Press Release
"Make no mistake: oil and gas drilling off our coasts is a direct economic threat to the state of Florida and to coastal communities across the United States," said Chair Castor.
Dec 8, 2021 Press Release
"With this executive order, President Biden is taking an important step to reduce carbon pollution, create good-paying clean jobs, and advance adaptation and environmental justice," said Chair Castor.


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.