December 12, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – Reps. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA), co-chairs of the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus, today issued the following statement on their introduction of a resolution celebrating the second anniversary of the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement:
Reps. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA), co-chairs of the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus, issued the following statement today on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposed rule to repeal the Clean Power Plan:
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.
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.
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).
Notable Climate News
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.
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.