Congressman Peters Attends and Comments on the Presidentā€™s Climate Change Address

June 26, 2013

Jun 26, 2013 
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after attending President Obama’s speech at Georgetown University. Because of his leadership on this issue, Peters was one of a select group of U.S. House members invited by the White House to attend.  In today’s address, President Obama put forward a series of proposals to address global climate change through a series of executive actions and calls on Congress to take action.

“The President’s speech today takes some innovative approaches to addressing climate change. The address was a scholarly way of getting at one of the bigger long-term issues facing our country.

“The President endorsed several proposals that I have already offered as legislation in the House, including the STRONG Act which improves community resiliency and takes steps to create a national vision for advance planning for disasters. For every $1 we spend on disaster preparedness, we save $4 in disaster recovery costs.

“Further, President Obama addressed the need to cut emissions of dangerous super pollutants like hydrofluorocarbons and methane. These pollutants are more damaging than CO2 and the technology to combat them already exists.

“I look forward to continuing my work in Congress to address climate change issues, and I am glad that the President has highlighted the need to take action sooner rather than later on this issue.”




Peters called ā€œone of the more statesmanlike of our elected representativesā€

Young, old challenge San Diego's history of civic status quoBy Neil MorganSAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNEMarch 31, 2002I welcome the tangy...

Paid for by Scott Peters for Congress


California District 52

Is Scott your Representative in Congress?

Type in your address to find out.

You are in District 52!

For more ways to help, please check out the link below:

Get Involved

Not in this district!

According to our data, you are not in District 52! Please verify this information at the CA Dems website!

CA Dems

The data here is provided by 3rd-party services. For best results, please visit CA Dems