Environment & Animal Welfare

"In California, I was honored to coauthor AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act.  But it’s clear to me that to solve climate change, we need America to do what California has done, and then for America to get other countries to do what California has done.  That’s why my first piece of legislation in Congress was the Climate Solutions Act of 2015: a bold, innovative plan to energize investment in green energy technology, set strong renewable energy standards and slash the carbon pollution that is damaging our planet."

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January 6, 2016 Press Release

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December 14, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement in light of the delegates to the COP21 Paris Climate Summit reaching a final agreement to limit carbon pollution and address the climate crisis:

December 10, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Congressman Peter Welch (D | Vermont), along with 43 distinguished House colleagues, have sent a letter to the Chief Executive Officers of ExxonMobil, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, British Petroleum, Shell and Peabody Energy.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

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December 1, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) took to the House Floor to oppose S.J.Res. 23 and 24, House Republican resolutions which condemn the EPA’s historic Clean Power Plan.

November 6, 2015 Press Release

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November 4, 2015 Opinion: Op-Eds

https://thehill.com/opinion/op-ed/259192-the-harm-exxon-mobil-has-done

It may be hard to accept, but a single company may have set back all of humanity.

Had Exxon Mobil listened to its own scientists rather than spread disinformation on climate change, the world might not have wasted three crucial decades during which global warming went from a prediction to a fact. 

October 16, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D|CA-33), along with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D|CA-11), has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding allegations that Exxon/ExxonMobil intentionally hid the truth about the role of fossil fuels in influencing climate change. In their letter, Congressman Lieu and Congressman DeSaulnier request an investigation by the Department of Justice into whether or not ExxonMobil has broken any laws:

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