Full Committee Hearing to Examine Global Climate Trends and Progress in Addressing Climate Change

February 3, 2021
10:00 AM
G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Room SD-G50 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the hearing is to draw on data and analysis by the United States’ and world’s leading authorities on global climate trends from energy related sectors to consider where and how progress has been made in addressing climate change.

Members of the committee may participate in person or online. The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room. Pursuant to this guidance, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • Sen. John Barrasso

    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. Fatih Birol

    Executive Director
    International Energy Agency
  • Dr. Angel Hsu

    Assistant Professor
    University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • Mr. Mark P. Mills

    Senior Fellow
    The Manhattan Institute
  • Dr. Richard Newell

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Resources for the Future
  • Dr. Scott Tinker

    Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas-Austin