Legislative: Full Committee Hearing On Climate Change Bills

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Raul Grijalva

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 5435 (Rep. Grijalva), To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Chief of the United States Forest Service to meet certain targets for the reduction of the emission of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. “American Public Lands and Waters Climate Solution Act of 2019.”
  • H.R. 5859 (Rep. Westerman), To establish forest management, reforestation, and utilization practices which lead to the sequestration of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. “Trillion Trees Act.”

Witness List 

Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. (testimony)

Former Governor of Colorado (2007-2011) 

Founder and Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy 

Colorado State University 

Fort Collins, CO 

Ms. Caroline Gleich (testimony)

Professional Ski Mountaineer and Adventurer 

Member, Protect Our Winters 

Salt Lake City, UT 

Mr. Jason Walsh (testimony)

Executive Director, BlueGreen Alliance 

Washington, DC 

Dr. Carla Staver (testimony)

Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 

Yale University 

New Haven, CT 

Mr. Derrick Hollie (testimony)

President, Reaching America 

Bennsville, MD 

Mr. Steve Marshall (testimony)

Senior Vice President for Policy, SmartLam North America 

Washington, DC