Natural Resources Committee Feb. 6 Climate Change Hearing Will Feature Governors, Youth Leader, Climate and Environmental Justice Advocates

Washington, D.C. – 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 https://naturalresources.house.gov/climate-change. 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

Press Contact

Media Contact: Adam Sarvana

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