Content related to Climate Change

Format: 2015-04-19
Format: 2015-04-19
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.
Oct 10, 2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse issued the following statement on the Department of Energy’s issuance of a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking for carbon-neutral new federal buildings beginning in 2030:  
Sep 18, 2014
Floor Action
On September 18, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2 by a vote of 226-191.
Aug 1, 2014
Press Release
Today the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change released the fourth fact sheet in the Clean Energy Breakthroughs series, examining emerging energy technologies and their importance to a clean energy economy of the future.  The fact sheet examines challenges of harnessing solar power, technologies for development, and the potential for use as alternative clean energy.
Jul 30, 2014
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Power Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby L. Rush sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton and Ed Whitfield requesting a hearing on an important new EPA report entitled Climate Change Indicators in the United States 2014.
Jul 29, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges.”  The five members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission were invited to testify.
Jul 24, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Laboratories of Democracy:  The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.”