International Trade Committee Hearing on Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions 4.20.15


Contact: Liz Zornes

(512) 463-0746 office

APRIL 17, 2015

                                                                        MEDIA ADVISORY

In commemoration of Earth Day the Committee will have a public hearing on International and Intergovernmental efforts to mitigate climate change

What:              The Committee will hear:

  • HB 2078, relating to the creation of the Global Climate Change Commission;
  • HB 2080, relating to the creation and implementation of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan;
  • HB 2571, relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of state agencies.

Where:            Hearing Room E1.014

When:              Monday, April 20, 2015, 8:00 AM Central Time

Who:               Among those invited to testify:

  • Baroness Bryony Worthington (via Skype)

Member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom

  • Trammell Crow

Founder, Earth Day Dallas

  • Al Armendariz

Former EPA Regional Administrator and currently Senior Campaign     Representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign


Note: The hearing will be available via live stream.