Rep. Waxman: “I propose that we make this the year we stop ignoring climate change”

Jan 8, 2014
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Rep. Henry A. Waxman of California’s 33rd district and chair of the Safe Climate Caucus spoke on the House floor yesterday to reflect on the climate change developments of 2013, noting progress by the Obama Administration in cutting air pollution and increasing energy efficiency. Rep. Waxman reiterated his call for congressional action on climate change as the second session of the 113th Congress begins. 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.

See below or click here to watch Rep. Waxman’s speech.  Click here for a full transcript.