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Making the Case for Climate Action: The Growing Risks and Costs of Inaction, Hearing Before the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, First Session, April 15, 2021   [open pdf - 9MB]

This is the April 15, 2021 hearing on "Making the Case for Climate Action: The Growing Risks and Costs of Inaction," held before the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. From the opening statement of Kathy Castor: "The case for climate action is as urgent as ever. The consequences of inaction are too costly to bear. [...] The science is simply undeniable. In the past two decades, we have experienced the 10 hottest years ever on record with 2020 near the top of the list. And, as temperatures keep rising, we will continue to face incalculable loss of life and property that follows these climate-fueled disasters." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Waleed Abdalati, Heather McTeer Toney, Shawn Gillen, and Michael Greenstone.

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Serial No. 117-2
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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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