Earth Day 2015

Apr 22, 2015
Press Release
Safe Climate Caucus members have been speaking out about climate change in a variety of ways for Earth Day 2015.  
 
Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-17): Discussed the need for weather preparedness planning to reduce the costs of climate change.
 
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), SCC Chair:  Called for careful consideration of downstream greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas development. https://youtu.be/2E-rorJRYiw
 
Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12): Rep. Adams joined the Safe Climate Caucus today!
 
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1): Discussed the economic costs of climate change in Oregon.
 
Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-22): Highlighted sea level rise and climate action plans in Florida.
 
Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33): Introduced the Climate Solutions Act of 2015 to curb greenhouse gas emissions and set renewable energy and energy efficiency standards.  
 
Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24): Introduced a bill to halt offshore fracking and require environmental review.
 
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (NM-3): Highlighted the need to promote renewable energy job training.
 
Rep. Julia Brownley (CA-26): “We must all do our part to protect the health and well-being of our environment.”