Testimony of Jason Walsh to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director Jason Walsh today testified at a virtual hearing of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis titled "Solving the Climate Crisis: Building a Vibrant and Just Clean Energy Economy."

July 28, 2020

In his testimony, Walsh spoke about the need tackle climate change in a way that delivers public health and environmental benefits to communities, creates and maintains good, unions jobs, addresses economic and racial injustice head on, and creates a cleaner, stronger, and more equitable economy.

He concluded with, “The solutions to the crises we’re facing—climate change, and economic and racial inequality—are as interconnected as their causes and we are happy to see that many of those solutions are included in the staff report released by the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. The report is far-reaching and we look forward to working with you on a climate plan that launches an economic recovery that provides solutions to create a stronger, cleaner, and more equitable economy that works for all Americans..”

Click the link below to read his full testimony.

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