State of Climate Science and Why it Matters, Hearing Before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, February 13, 2019   [open pdf - 20MB]

This is the February 13, 2019 hearing on "The State of Climate Science and Why it Matters," held before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. From the opening statement of Eddie Bernice Johnson: "Today's discussion on climate science is important to deepening our fundamental understanding of why the climate is changing and how this manifests in ways that impact society. It will also help us as we turn our focus to the role of science and innovative technology development to devise adaptation and mitigation strategies, which will have numerous positive benefits for our economy, our safety and security, and our public health. I am glad we have the leading experts in these fields who worked closely on these reports to guide our discussion." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Robert Kopp, Jennifer Francis, Joseph Majkut, Kristie L. Ebi, and Natalie M. Mahowald.

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Serial No. 116-1
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