Bennet, Senate Democrats’ Climate Committee Release New Report on Climate Action, Plan to Build Clean Economy for American People

Report Outlines How Climate Action Will Grow the Economy, Improve Lives for Americans Across the Country

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and members of the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis released a comprehensive report titled, “The Case for Climate Action: Building a Clean Economy for the American People.”

Bennet Joins Carper, 55 Colleagues in Bicameral Letter to White House Demanding Release of Public Records about Fast-Tracked Projects

Members: “These reports contain information on how billions of taxpayer dollars will be spent on projects impacting the health and safety of their communities… By keeping these reports from the public, this administration is concealing its own response to the economic crisis brought on by the COVID

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and 55 of their Congressional colleagues in urging the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to release public records about the Trump Administration’s implementation of the president’s executive order signed June 4, 2020.

Bennet, Colleagues Criticize Trump Changes That Substantially Understate the Costs of Climate Change, Putting America’s Economic Health at Serious Risk

GAO Report Released by Senators Found That Administration Has No Plan to Address Recommendations from Leading Experts

In a report released by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and six U.S. Senate colleagues, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that President Donald Trump’s changes to the federal government’s core measure of the costs of climate change, the social cost of carbon, mean “current federal estimates [of climate effects] . . . are about 7 times lower than the prior federal estimates.”

Bennet Joins Bicameral Call for Investing in Clean Energy Workforce in COVID-19 Economic Recovery Packages

Lawmakers’ Letter Comes As Nearly 600,000 Clean Energy Workers Have Experienced Job Loss As a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a bicameral group of his colleagues in a letter signed by 57 Members of Congress urging congressional leaders to prioritize a clean energy recovery plan in upcoming economic relief and recovery packages to deal with the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

Bennet Requests Action on Energy Tax Policy Priorities

Bennet Priorities Languishing in Committee are Critical to Addressing the Climate Crisis

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a member of the Senate Committee on Finance, and 27 of his Democratic colleagues requested Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) take action on languishing energy tax policy priorities to help address the growing threat of the climate crisis.

Bennet Applauds $28 Million Funding for the Arkansas Valley Conduit

Funding Follows Bennet’s Decade-Long Effort to Move Conduit Forward

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today released the following statement applauding news that the Arkansas Valley Conduit will receive $28 million of Bureau of Reclamation funding to begin construction on the water diversion and storage project in the lower Arkansas Valley, which would bring clean drinking water to an estimated 50,000 Coloradans.