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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

 

March 28, 2017 (Washington, DC) – Reps. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA) issued scathing denunciations of President Trump’s Executive Orders on climate and the environment today.

Aug 22, 2016 Blog Post

This week, the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday, Baton Rouge is rebuilding after the extreme flood last week, and the White House is putting pressure on the SEC to do more for climate risk disclosure. 

Climate change will mean the end of national parks as we know them.

Aug 16, 2016 Blog Post

These are the dog days of summer, and there’s no better reminder of this than an update on what’s shaping up to be the hottest year on record.  Here are a couple items you should know about this month:

 

The hottest month on record, ever, was July 2016 (since modern record-keeping began). 

Jul 6, 2016 Blog Post

Notable Climate News

May 25, 2016 Editorial

You know the headlines on climate change: Last year was the hottest year ever recorded. Since 2001, we have experienced fifteen of the 16 warmest years on record.

Each of the past 12 months was the hottest on record. The sea level is rising, wild storms are more frequent, and the warnings seem more ominous each month.

Feb 1, 2016 Editorial

Now that scientists have determined that 2015 was the hottest year on record, let's get serious about our clean energy future — and create jobs doing it.

Dec 10, 2015 Editorial

For years Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee have asked for a hearing on the effects of climate change. And for years, that simple request – that we have an honest discussion before the oldest standing committee in the House about a problem faced the world over – has been denied.

Nov 3, 2015 Editorial

In California, climate change is no longer an abstract concept found in the scientific journals. Record temperatures, extreme drought and a surge in devastating wildfires are a daily and painful reminder of the new challenges we now face.

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