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Science Behind Impacts of the Climate Crisis, Hearing Before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, First Session, March 12, 2021   [open pdf - 151MB]

This is the March 12, 2021 hearing "Science Behind Impacts of the Climate Crisis," held before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. From the opening statement of Eddie Bernice Johnson: "Our communities are already dealing with the very clear and present danger of climate change impacts. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) found that 2020 set a new record of 22 weather and climate disasters that each exceeded $1 billion in damages. The unprecedented year included the most active Atlantic hurricane season, multiple damaging severe wind events across the Midwest, and a record setting wildfire season in the West. In our own State of--my own State of Texas, we have seen the impacts of extreme weather over the past year." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Michael Oppenheimer, Zeke Hausfather, Noah S. Diffenbaugh, and Paula S. Bontempi.

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Serial No. 117-3
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2021
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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