Content related to Climate Change

Format: 2015-07-03
Format: 2015-07-03
Jun 22, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” that details the devastating economic costs of continued inaction on climate change.
Jun 19, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the new fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles proposed jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  These proposed standards, which build on standards already in place, would apply to large...
Jun 18, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today celebrating the newly released papal encyclical, “Laudato Si, On the Care of our Common Home,” and Pope Francis’ call for swift action to address the global impacts of climate change.  Today, Committee Democrats hosted a briefing with the U.S. Conference of Catholic...
Jun 12, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Friday, June 12, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “EPA's Proposed Ozone Rule.”
Jun 9, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today in response to the decision handed down by U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Murray Energy Corporation v. EPA.
Apr 22, 2015
Press Release
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement in recognition of Earth Day.
Apr 21, 2015
Press Release
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after the Obama Administration released its first installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER).  A Presidential Memorandum issued in January 2014 directed the Department of Energy to conduct a QER in order to examine the United States’ energy...
Mar 31, 2015
Press Release
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s transmission of the United States’ Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the United Nations today.  The submission, along with plans submitted by nearly 200 other nations, will form the foundation of an...
Nov 14, 2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Waxman released the following statement in response to the news that President Obama will announce a $3 billion U.S. contribution to the Green Climate Fund:
Nov 11, 2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on President Obama and President Xi’s announcement of joint greenhouse gas reduction pledges.