Today, behind closed doors, House and Senate conferees are meeting to negotiate an important provision in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) – an investment mechanism that would help coastal communities from the damaging effects of climate change.
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President Barack Obama (D) affirmed his commitment to immigration reform, promising to pressure Congress to bring up the issue the morning after a deal is reached to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.
Today those impacted by climate change had a chance to speak on Capital Hill while the Heartland Institute ramped up its climate denial ahead of the IPCC's fifth assessment report, which will be released this month.