Content related to Climate Change

Format: 2015-07-28
Format: 2015-07-28
Jul 17, 2015
Hearing
The Committee on Energy and Commerce Democrats held a forum on Friday, July 17, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Alumni Hall (Bo Coppedge Room), United States Naval Academy, 675 Decatur Road, Annapolis, Maryland, 21402.  The forum was entitled “Climate Change at the Water’s Edge,” and will focus on the local impacts of climate change.
Jul 17, 2015
Press Release
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- While climate change remains a politicized issue in Washington, D.C., officials at the local level are all too aware of its devastating impacts.  Rising sea levels have led to increased flooding in coastal communities, which raises costs for local governments, disrupts natural ecosystems, and threatens our national security.
Jul 16, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today regarding the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new report, “State of the Climate in 2014,” that details the record setting global highs in global surface temperature, as well as the continued melting of arctic sea ice, glaciers, and permafrost....
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...