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Full House Oversight Committee Hearing on the “The Devastating Health Impacts of Climate Change”

08/05/2020 | House Committee on Oversight and Reform


On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, will hold a hearing on the health and economic impacts of climate change over the next century if we do not act immediately to limit global warming.

Dr. Renee Salas, our ClimateMD Leader, will provide testimony.

Read her oral testimony


She will be joined by:

  • Dr. Drew Shindell, Nicholas Distinguished Professor of Earth Science Duke University
  • Dr. Michael Greenstone, Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, the College, and the Harris School Department of Economics, University of Chicago
  • Dr. Neeta Thakur, Medical Director, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Chest Clinic, University of California, San Francisco
  • Michael Shellenberger (Republican witness), President and Founder, Environmental Progress

A livestream will be available on YouTube and the Committee on Oversight and Reform website.

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