Extreme Weather Hearing Boosts Case For Climate Resilience, GHG Cuts

November 1, 2023
Senate Democrats are highlighting efforts to mobilize public concern about global warming and defend ongoing climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, with lawmakers and scientists touting improvements in the ability to attribute the severity of extreme weather events to climate change. “These questions matter because the human harms and costs of climate change are massive, and they are growing,” Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Chairman Tom Carper (D-DE) said during a Nov. 1 hearing about “extreme event attribution.” The proceeding...

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