Safe Climate Caucus Forum on Impact of Climate Change

Sep 13, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, the Safe Climate Caucus will convene a forum to hear from individuals who have experienced first-hand the serious impacts of climate change.  Several speakers will share their stories, including a Texas rancher who will discuss the impact of the extreme drought; a New York resident who lived through Superstorm Sandy; an Iowa farmer who is struggling with rapidly changing temperatures and precipitation levels; and two residents of the Gulf Coast who have witnessed the effects of severe hurricanes and rising sea levels.

The Safe Climate Caucus is a group of Democratic members who highlight the need for action on climate change through daily floor speeches and other activities. 

WHEN:          Tuesday, September 17, 2013

                        10:00 a.m.

WHERE:        2322 Rayburn House Office Building