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Representative Houlahan Introduces Bold Amendment to Combat Climate Change

 

Representative Houlahan Introduces Bold Amendment to Combat Climate Change

                           

WASHINGTON – Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) introduced her amendment to H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, of which she is a cosponsor. The bill will be on the House Floor next week. The amendment strongly encourages the United States to go above and beyond the requirements outlined in the Paris Agreement and aggressively employ diplomacy to work with our partners around the world to take swift and decisive action to combat climate change.

 

“Climate change is one of the gravest threats we face,” said Houlahan. “In the absence of action, climate change will threaten our national security, health, and economy. I am proud to have introduced this important amendment to H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act. Rejecting the President’s plan to leave the Paris Agreement is a critical first step, but we need to be clear that our efforts will not end there. We must work with our allies around the globe to ensure we are all taking the necessary bold steps to combat climate change.”

 

Text of the amendment can be found here and below:

 

Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, an engineer, a serial entrepreneur, an educator, and a nonprofit leader. She’s in her first term representing Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District, which encompasses Chester County and southern Berks County. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and the House Small Business Committee.

 

 

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