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COMMENTS BY DAN STILES FEATURED BY U.S. HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Updated: Aug 7


After atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations in May 2020 exceeded the highest

monthly average ever recorded, the House Select Committee released their The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America. The plan calls for Reaching net-zero emissions economy wide in the United States by no later than 2050 and provides a roadmap for Congress to build a prosperous, clean energy economy that values workers, advances environmental justice, and is prepared to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. To develop the report, the House Select Committee consulted with hundreds of stakeholders ands scientists to arrive at the recommendations for climate action. As a part of the release, the committee also included supporter quotes, with words from Stiles.Legal founding partner, Dan Stiles:

“Local governments are on the frontline of the pandemic. And yet, they are uniquely positioned to lead and emerge from the current crisis stronger and more resilient than ever by using data driven decisions such as greenhouse gas emission inventories to, in the words of UN Secretary General António Guterres, ‘build back better.’” - Dan Stiles, Founding Partner at Stiles.Legal and Board Member, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability


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