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Hearings and Publications

Hearings and Publications

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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.

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"National Security Implications of Global Climate Change."


Joint Hearing Between House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming and House Intelligence Community Management (ICM) Subcommittee

On Wednesday, June 25, the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming and the Intelligence Community Management (ICM) Subcommittee, will hold a joint hearing on “National Security Implications of Global Climate Change.”

Members will hear and discuss the results of the first-ever U.S. Government analysis of the security threats posed by global warming.

WHAT: Joint Hearing on the National Security Implications of Global Warming

WHERE: 210 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

WHEN: Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 9:30 AM

OPENING STATEMENT:     Chairman Edward J. Markey, Select Committee
                                  Chairwomen Anna G. Eshoo, Subcommittee on Intelligence


  • Dr. Thomas Fingar, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis and Chairman of the National Intelligence Council
  • Mr. Rolf Mowatt-Larsen, Director, Intelligence and Counterintelligence, U.S. Department of Energy


  • Rt. Hon. Margaret Beckett, MP, Former Foreign Minister of the United Kingdom
  • VADM Paul Gaffney, President, Monmouth University and Former President, National Defense University
  • Dr. Kent Hughes Butts, Professor of Political-Military Strategy, Center for Strategic Leadership, U.S. Army War College
  • Marlo Lewis, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Lee Lane, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Click here for full hearing transcript.


Full video archive of hearing.



Chairs and committee members

Panel 1

Eshoo, Markey, Sensenbrenner, Issa

Thomas Fingar

Panel 2

Committee Members

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