Press Releases / News

Dec 14, 2015

SEEC Member Statements on Paris Climate Agreement

The importance of achieving a climate agreement in Paris is second only to the willingness of the U.S. and others to take meaningful steps to reduce carbon pollution in the following days, months, and years.

Nov 6, 2015

Statement on Keystone XL Pipeline Rejection

Now that this question has been officially put to rest, it is time for Republicans in Congress to stop focusing on promoting dirty fossil fuels, and get serious about more pressing issues like responding to climate change and developing clean energy solutions that create good paying, permanent jobs.

Oct 6, 2015

SEEC Member Statement on Final Ozone Standards

We appreciate the EPA taking this important step to strengthen national air quality standards. Although a more stringent ozone standard would have had even greater public health benefits, the new standard will help save lives, reduce asthma attacks, and prevent additional missed school and work days.

Aug 3, 2015

Statement on the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan lays the foundation for America’s energy future. We have an opportunity and the ability to make our economy and our communities stronger by investing in proven clean energy technologies to improve efficiency and reliability.

Jun 18, 2015

Statement on Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change and the Environment

For those unmoved by the science of climate change, we hope that Pope Francis’ encyclical demonstrates the virtue and moral imperative for action. Today’s announcement further aligns the scientific and moral case for climate action.

Jun 2, 2015

SEEC Member Blumenauer Organizes Effort on House Floor to Underscore Importance of Funding Climate Research

Issues: Climate Change

SEEC members offered two amendments underscoring the importance of climate research within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

May 27, 2015

Statement on the Clean Water Rule

Issues: Environment, Water

We appreciate the EPA and Army Corps’ work to protect clean water, and we look forward to working with them to ensure these protections are enacted and enforced.

Apr 22, 2015

Earth Day 2015

How SEEC Members celebrated Earth Day 2015.

Apr 10, 2015

California Environmental Champion Rep. Ted Lieu Joins SEEC

The House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) is pleased to welcome Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) to its membership.

Mar 31, 2015

Statement on U.S. Submission to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

We strongly support the United States’ submission to the UNFCCC. This announcement signals to the world that an ambitious, but achievable global climate agreement is possible in Paris.