Press Releases / News

Nov 13, 2014

Statement on U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change

Members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) applauded President Obama’s announcement from Beijing that the U.S. and China have agreed to carbon pollution reduction targets.

Sep 18, 2014

House GOP Recycles Failed Energy Policy

Issues: Energy, Environment

Latest floor effort is a compilation of dirty energy hits.

Sep 18, 2014

Op-Ed: How much do disasters cost?

Issues: Climate Change

The cost is more than just the emergency relief packages Congress approves after major disasters. Yet shockingly the Federal government provides no single estimate for how much we spend on disaster-related assistance each year. That is why we are introducing the DISclosing Aid Spent To Ensure Relief (DISASTER) Act.

Sep 17, 2014

Member Statements on the People’s Climate March and UN Climate Summit

Issues: Climate Change

In recognition of the People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Summit, SEEC Members shared the following statements.

Sep 3, 2014

Statement on Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, SEEC issued the following statement.

Jun 25, 2014

Rep. Scott Brings Climate Awareness to New Heights in Joining SEEC

With the addition of Congressman Scott, SEEC now has 57 members, bring the Coalition to its largest size since its inception in 2009.

Jun 2, 2014

Statement on Carbon Pollution Standard for Existing Sources

Issues: Climate Change

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a draft proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants. Carbon emissions from human activities, such as power generation, are the principal driver of climate change.