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Global Warming

Global Warming

Rep. Edward J. Markey, Chairman - Stay Connected with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and RSS Feeds
The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming addressed our nation's energy, economic and national security challenges during the 110th and 111th Congresses.

This is an archived version of the committee's website, where the public, students and the media can continue to access and learn from our work.

Global Warming

After years of overwhelming scientific evidence and real-world observations, it’s clear that global warming is an urgent problem that requires action now. While future technologies may arrive that make a transition away from a fossil fuel-based economy easier, we do not have to wait for them. The fundamental scientific, technical, and industrial knowledge base already exists that can begin solving our global warming challenge.

This section features an in depth look at “impact zones” around the world where the effects of global warming are evident. It also breaks down some basic facts and science about climate change and offers a list of potential solutions.

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