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Oct 1, 2015 Editorial

The global mission to confront climate change has never been more urgent. Last year was the hottest year on record for the planet Earth, and an unprecedented concentration of carbon dioxide is now in our atmosphere, surpassing 400 parts per million for the first time in at least 800,000 years. 

Sep 30, 2015 Editorial

September is National Preparedness Month, and as we mark this month we must remember our most vulnerable communities and the lessons learned from previous disasters. Doing so will enable us to better prepare these communities and strengthen our responses to future disasters.

Sep 28, 2015 Editorial

On Thursday, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress, and on the minds of many were his inspirational words and environmental call to action from his most recent encyclical, Laudato Si. I was inspired by his message of working toward justice for the less fortunate by sharing in the care of the earth, which we all call home.

Jun 19, 2015 Blog Post

What do Pope Francis, the United States military and former Secretary of State George Shultz have in common?  They all believe climate change is real, mostly caused by humans and responsible for the unprecedented destruction of our planet’s precious ecosystems.  When leaders and institutions not normally associated with environmental causes come together to tackle climate change, the tipping po

Jun 18, 2015 Blog Post

It is time to talk honestly about science.

Americans are busy working, taking care of their kids and loved ones and trying to save for the future. It is understandable that many do not have time to read academic journals and detailed scientific reports.

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release
Today, House Safe Climate Caucus (SCC) members released a statement of appreciation in response to Pope Francis’s Encyclical entitled “Laudato Si,” a formal letter addressed to “every person living on the planet” concerning the moral responsibility to care for the earth and act on climate change.
Jun 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Lowenthal Statement On New NOAA Study Showing No ‘Hiatus’ in Global Warming Over Past 15 Years

May 21, 2015 Press Release
Members of the House Safe Climate Caucus took to the floor on Wednesday to defend climate change research programs and offer amendments to H.R. 1806, America COMPETES Act Reauthorization. 
May 15, 2015 Press Release