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Hearing on “We’ll Always Have Paris: Filling the Leadership Void Caused by Federal Inaction on Climate Change”

Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee held a hearing on the Paris Climate Agreement on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10 AM in the John D. Dingell Room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing, entitled “We’ll Always Have Paris: Filling the Leadership Void Caused by Federal Inaction on Climate Change,” will examine the importance of the United States’ continued commitment to the Paris Agreement and how cities, states and businesses across the country are stepping up to say, “I’m still in.”

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Environment

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Tonko as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses

Andrew Light
Distinguished Senior Fellow World Resource Institute
University Professor, George Mason University

Testimony

 

Carla Frisch
Principal
Rocky Mountain Institute

Testimony

 

Nathan Hultman
Director
Director, Center for Global Sustainability
Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy

Testimony

 

Samuel Thernstrom
CEO
Energy Innovation Reform Project

Testimony