Climate Change and Environment

The Chamber strongly supports continued environmental improvements, including sensible approaches to addressing climate change.

Our Priorities

We believe that economic growth and environmental progress are not mutually exclusive goals.

To make further progress, we should be guided by what has already worked: gains in efficiency, new technologies, and the increased use of natural gas and renewable fuels.

 


Addressing Climate Change

The climate is changing and humans are contributing to these changes.

We believe that there is much common ground on which all sides of this discussion could come together to address climate change with policies that are practical, flexible, predictable, and durable. We believe in a policy approach that acknowledges the costs of action and inaction and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy.

The Path Forward on climate


Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

EventJun 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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EnergyInnovates: Critical Minerals

Innovation is driving America’s energy future. This event series features discussions about the projects, policies and technologies that are shaping our energy landscape—and laying the groundwork to solve global challenges. We're all in. Are you?

Letters to CongressJun 23, 2021 - 9:15am

U.S. Chamber Key Vote Letter on S. 1251, "Growing Climate Solutions Act"

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate supporting S. 1251, the "Growing Climate Solutions Act."

EventJun 22, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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The Future of ESG: Issuers, Investors, and Stakeholders

On June 22, CCMC will host an event marking the first in a series on the future of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) policy and investing.

Letters to CongressJun 22, 2021 - 8:30am

Coalition Letter on the STORM Act

This Coalition letter supporting full funding of $100 million for FY 2022 appropriations for the Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation (STORM) Act of 2020 was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

Letters to CongressJun 16, 2021 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate on the Nomination of Radhika Fox to be Assistant Administrator of the EPA's Office of Water

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, on the Nomination of Radhika Fox to be Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Water.

Letters to CongressJun 15, 2021 - 3:45pm

Coalition Letter on H.R. 2467, "PFAS Action Act"

This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce opposing H.R. 2467, the "PFAS Action Act."

Letters to CongressJun 09, 2021 - 11:15am

U.S. Chamber Letter on Nishida Nomination for EPA

This Hill letter was sent to members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the nomination of Jane Nishida to be Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Letters to CongressJun 08, 2021 - 3:30pm

Coalition Letter on Resilience Provisions in STRA Act of 2021

This Coalition letter was sent to Members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on resilience provisions in the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act (STRA) of 2021.

Above the FoldJun 03, 2021 - 11:45am
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Bilateral Cooperation with the UAE on Climate, Digital Trade, Financial Services Innovation & Healthcare: 4 Ideas for the Biden Administration

The Biden Administration has prioritized efforts on ‘Climate Diplomacy’ since taking office in January 2021. Decarbonization, sustainability, and clean energy are top-tiered areas of focus as we enter a new era of U.S.

TestimonyJun 03, 2021 - 11:30am

Chuck Chaitovitz Testimony before the EPA on the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act Allocation Rule

Chuck Chaitovitz's testimony before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act Allocation Rule.