House Natural Resources Committee

Climate Change: Impacts and the Need to Act

1324 Longworth
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMT

The Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Feb. 6 at 10:00 a.m. in Longworth 1324 on the need to address climate change and its impacts on American communities, natural resources and economic well-being. A full witness list is available below.

As with all Committee hearings, the event is open to press and the public.

As part of Chair Grijalva’s efforts to learn more about how climate change is impacting the American people, he recently launched an online tool for the public to share climate change stories at Everyone is encouraged to participate in the conversation on social media with the hashtag #ActOnClimate.

Witness List

Panel 1

  • The Honorable Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina
  • The Honorable Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts

Panel 2

  • Dr. Kim Cobb, Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ms. Nadia Nazar, Co-Founder, Associate Director, and Art Director, Zero Hour Movement, Co-organizer of the Youth Climate March
  • Ms. Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director, UPROSE, Steering Committee Co-Chair of the Climate Justice Alliance
  • Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. , President, Hip Hop Caucus, Member of the Advisory Board of The Climate Mobilization
  • Ms. Paula DiPerna, Special Advisor, CDP North America
GOP witnesses:
  • Judith Curry,
  • Derrick Hollie, offshore drilling advocate