Bringing Science to Congress

Testimony in the US Congress, at the request of both parties.

2021: US House of Representatives, Committee on Natural Resources, Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee, Oct 27th oversight hearing titled:
“The Federal Coal Program: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers and a Threat to Climate.”

Download the written testimony Written Testimony The Time to Phase Out Coal is Now Shindell

The hearing video is embedded below.

2020: US House of Representatives, August 5 hearing on “The Devastating Impacts of Climate Change on Health” of the Oversight and Reform Committee

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The hearing video is available here.

Drew Shindell (left) and Ranking Member Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) after the hearing.

2017: US House of Representatives, July 27 hearing on the “Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017” of the Committee on Natural Resources.

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The entire Hearing is shown in Video below (testimony begins around minute 53:40)

2015: US House of Representatives Roundtable discussion on the True Costs of Fossil Fuels (see Economic Valuation page for information on this topic similar to that presented during this discussion)

2014: US Senate, Dec 2 hearing on the “Super Pollutants Act of 2014” of the Environment and Public Works Committee.

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Below is a clip from the Q&A during the hearing.

2010: US House of Representatives, Mar 16 hearing on Black Carbon and Climate Change of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.

The entire Hearing is shown in Video below (testimony begins around minute 20)

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2007: US House of Representatives, Jan 30 hearing on Scientific Integrity of the Congressional Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
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2004: US Senate, Nov 16 hearing on Arctic and Antarctic Climate Change of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.

    The Hearing Video is posted on C-SPAN (search for Nov. 16, 2004, hearing is called “Global Climate Change Assessment”)