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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.

This is an archived version of the committee's website, where the public, students and the media can continue to access and learn from our work.

Not Going Away: America's Energy Security, Jobs and Climate Challenges

While politics continue to evolve here in America, the challenges presented by our dependence on oil and fossil fuels, and the increasing destabilization of the climate continue to persist. General Wesley Clark, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and an all-star panel discussed these ongoing challenges from national, economic and planetary security perspectives.

The Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming held a hearing on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 11:00 a.m., “Not Going Away: America's Energy Security, Jobs and Climate Challenges.”

WHAT: Select Committee hearing: “Not Going Away: America's Energy Security, Jobs and Climate Challenges.”

WHEN: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

WHERE: Capitol Complex, Washington, D.C.

Chairman Edward J. Markey:
Opening Statement
Closing Statement

General Wesley K. Clark, US Army (Ret.), NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe 1997-2000
Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman of the Waterkeepers Alliance
Richard L. Kauffman, Chairman of the Board, Levi Strauss & Co.
Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security
Kenneth Green, American Enterprise Institute

A full video of the hearing is available. Please note that these are large video files that may take some time to download.
Part 1
Part 2

Click here to read the full transcript


Rep. John Hall

Reps. Markey and Sensenbrenner discuss the bi-partisan nature of the Select Committee

Vice-Admiral McGinn's Opening Statement

Mr. Kauffman's Opening Statement


Select Committee Members
Members of the Select Committee

Chairman and Witnesses after the hearing
Chairman Markey and members of the witness panel after the hearing.

Robert F Kennedy, Jr.
Robert F Kennedy, Jr.

Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn
Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn

Richard L. Kauffman
Richard L. Kauffman

Kenneth Green
Kenneth Green

Peter Gleick
Peter Gleick

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