Content related to Climate Change

Format: 2015-05-23
Format: 2015-05-23
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.
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.