Rep. Waxman Floor Speech on Urgent Need to Address Climate Change

Jun 20, 2013 Issues: Safe Climate Caucus

Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, spoke on the House floor this afternoon about the need to address climate change and the imperative for the President to act using his existing authorities.  Rep. Waxman also responded to Speaker Boehner's remarks criticizing President Obama’s forthcoming plan to address climate change.  The Safe Climate Caucus is a group of Democratic members who are highlighting the need for action on climate change through daily floor speeches and other activities. 

A video of Rep. Waxman's speech can be found below and on YouTube here. Full text of the speech is available here.